pocket gopher


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Recent Examples on the Web And somewhere, no doubt, a bull snake kept residence in a pocket gopher hole. Bob Timmons, Star Tribune, 31 July 2020 This publication will provide further information on pocket gophers (and meadow voles) and potential management techniques: Meadow Voles & Pocket Gophers: Management in Lawns, Gardens, & Croplands. oregonlive, 19 Apr. 2020 The non-venomous constrictors mainly prey upon pocket gophers. Sara Sneath, NOLA.com, 6 Apr. 2018 The non-venomous constrictors mainly prey upon pocket gophers. Sara Sneath, NOLA.com, 6 Apr. 2018 The snakes spend much of their time underground in the burrows of their pocket gopher prey. Sara Sneath, NOLA.com, 6 Apr. 2018

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1873, in the meaning defined above

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“Pocket gopher.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pocket%20gopher. Accessed 15 Oct. 2021.

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