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Gopher Tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus)


Photographs of and Links with Information about the Gopher Tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus). This is Georgia’s Official State Reptile.

Photos and narrative description (University of Michigan)
Photo and narrative description (Gopher Tortoise Council)
Photo Gallery and general information (Your Florida Backyard)

Gopher Tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) View large image

Gopher Tortoise
Source: Judy Baxter

Gopher Tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) View large image

Gopher Tortoise
Source: Judy Baxter

Gopher Tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) View large image

Gopher Tortoise
Source: Judy Baxter

Gopher Tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) View large image

Gopher Tortoise Emerging from Nest
Source: Darlene Vinson

Gopher Tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) View large image

Gopher Tortoise Emerging from Nest
Source: Darlene Vinson