A Gopher Tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) crosses a dirt road in a scrubby pine flatwoods habitat in Highlands Hammock State Park in Sebring, Florida. The Gopher Tortoise, a threatened species due to habitat destruction, is the state tortoise of Florida.
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