Found road cruising.
Gopher tortoise taken in Infrared bell and howell infrared camera.
gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) eating grass, Port Charlotte, Florida
Gopher Tortoise, Gopherus polyphemus Daudin, 1802. Canaveral National Seashore (Playalinda Beach), Brevard Co., Florida, USA. Photo by David L. Govoni ©2011
Gopher tortoise, alone on grass, near road
Gopher Tortoise, 17 April 2008, Hammock City Park, Dunedin, FL
Gopherus polyphemus is a gopher tortoise species native to the southeast United States. G. polyphemus is seen as a keystone species because it digs burrows that provide shelter for hundreds of other species. They are threatened by predation and habitat destruction.