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Never EVER leave any type of sand holes dug up by you or your kids on the beach. These are turtle killers. Turtles come in to lay eggs, fall in these holes and cannot get out. Before you leave the beach, fill those holes up! Save a Turtle’s Life 🐢🐢🐢

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Gopher Tortoise

The gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) is a species of the Gopherus genus native to the southeastern United States. The gopher tortoise is seen as a keystone species because it digs burrows that provide shelter for at least 360 other animal species. They are threatened by predation and habitat destruction. This species of gopher tortoise is the state reptile of Georgia and the state tortoise of Florida.

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