pocket gopher

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The non-venomous constrictors mainly prey upon pocket gophers. Sara Sneath, NOLA.com, "Louisiana constrictor snake granted protection under the Endangered Species Act," 6 Apr. 2018 The snakes spend much of their time underground in the burrows of their pocket gopher prey. Sara Sneath, NOLA.com, "Louisiana constrictor snake granted protection under the Endangered Species Act," 6 Apr. 2018

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1873, in the meaning defined above

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