Gopher Tortoise - Melbourne Beach, Fl
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Go Boilers!
N 27° 52.132 W 080° 27.130
17R E 553929 N 3082797
Quick Description: Found this little guy and some friends while walking on the Old A1A Trail near Sebastian Inlet.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 11/25/2021 5:31:43 PM
Waymark Code: WM15AVA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wayfrog
Views: 6

Long Description:
I decided to walk the mountain bike trail before riding on it. Thank goodness. If I was on the bike, I would have certainly run this tortoise over. It was only 4 inches long. No sign of momma turtle. I scooted it to the side with my foot.
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Months most seen crossing: November

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