Home » Nonfiction » Kelvin Floyd » A Quick and Easy Guide on How to Get Rid of Gophers

January 01 , 2011

A Quick and Easy Guide on How to Get Rid of Gophers


A Quick and Easy Guide on How to Get Rid of Gophers

Download docx

Read also

Northanger Abbey [com Glossário em Português]

Esta edição tem como objetivo tornar mais fácil a leitura dos clássicos da Língua Inglesa. Nele você encontrará, além do texto em Inglês, um glossário em Português, contendo definições para muitas das palavras encontradas no texto original. Para ver a…

The term gopher as it is commonly used does not relate to any one species, but is a generic term used to describe any of several small burrowing rodents endemic to North America, including the pocket gopher (family Geomyidae), also called true gophers, and the ground squirrel (family Sciuridae), including Richardson's ground squirrel and species of prairie dog.

Gophers weigh about a quarter of a pound, with the head and body about 15 in long, a tail of 7 in and have a 2-3 year lifespan (assuming no diseases or predation). Gophers dig tunnels and subterranean chambers, and are associated with the rodent order, Rodentia. There are over 100 kinds of gophers in America. Gophers can disrupt human plans like commercial agriculture, garden plots, and some landscaping, by their underground activities. This has led to their frequent treatment as pests. In contrast, North American entertainment culture and non-technical literature tends to anthropomorphize gopher characters as "non-threatening".

Gophers create a large community of tunnels with large mounds of dirt and rocks at their entrances, frequently referred to as gopher towns. Adult gophers will frequently stand watch at the entrance to a tunnel and whistle when predators are spotted, causing all the other gophers to run for the safety of the tunnels. A gopher town can easily spread to take over large sections of prairie or mountain meadow and may have a population in the thousands. The resulting destruction of plant life will then leave the area a stretch of denuded dirt. Gophers eat shrubs and other vegetation.

Scroll up... and click on "Buy Now" to deliver almost instantly to your Kobo or other reading device.

Show more...

How to download book

Buy this book

You can buy this book now only for $6.97. This is the lowest price for this book.

Buy book

Download book free

If you want to download this book for free, please register, approve your account and get one book for free.


After that you may download book «A Quick and Easy Guide on How to Get Rid of Gophers»:

Download TXT:


Download Sony BookReader:


Download MobiPocket:


Download XML Book: