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What are those “Sandy-Mounders” anyway?

Pocket Gophers push soil to the surface creating these dirt mounds as they dig their underground tunnels. Have you ever wondered what those mounds of soil are that seem to appear from nowhere in surrounding fields and pastures?  They are actually dirt mounds dug by the southeastern pocket gopher. The southeastern pocket gopher, Geomys pinetis, …

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