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Some, such as the Florida mouse and gopher frog, live in the burrows.
In the stands, Bill Murray was looking for gophers to whack.
Summer acquisitions Mike Leake and Erasmo Ramirez are solid back-end guys, and the rest—youngsters Marco Gonzales and Chase De Jong, old and fragile Hisashi Iwakuma, gopher prone Ariel Miranda, and so on—is a grab bag.
This self-driving pod (which also has remote control built in as a backup) is instead a rolling gopher meant to bring your grocery bags, your Seamless order, or your Amazon purchases to your home.
The other morning Fraser was standing next to the flagpole overlooking the parade ground when a great blue heron carrying a gopher landed just 20 yards away.
Weasels are nomadic and voracious predators that devour entire colonies of gophers and ground squirrels before moving on to the next rodent buffet.
As a result, the fields don’t look as good, and the holes left by ground squirrels and gophers were a hazard to children playing sports.
These birds work alone, flying out solo in search of prey including snakes, fish, frogs, gophers or even small birds.
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