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1 3 Abercrombie, C. L., III. 1981. A simulation model for the management of the gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) and gopher tortoise habitat. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Wildlife Research Laboratory, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 70pp. (Unpublished Report)
2 5 Abrahamson, W. G., and C. R. Abrahamson. 1989. Nutritional quality of animal dispersed fruits in Florida sandridge habitats. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 116:215–228.
3 8149 Ackerman, L. 1997. The biology, husbandry and health care of reptiles. Volume 3. The health care of reptiles. T.F.H., Neptune City, New Jersey, USA. 446pp.
4 19 Adams, S. H. 1941. A sack of snakes. New Yorker 17(3):30–34.
5 33 Adeyeye, O. A. 1982. Field studies on Ornithodoros turicata duges in the gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus Daudin) habitat in north central Florida. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 109pp.
6 34 Adeyeye, O. A., and J. F. Butler. 1989. Population structure and seasonal intra-burrow movement of Ornithodoros turicata (Acari: Argasidae) in gopher tortoise burrows. Journal of Medical Entomology 26:279–283.
7 35 Adeyeye, O. A., and J. F. Butler. 1991. Field evaluation of carbon dioxide baits for sampling Ornithodoros turicata (Acari: Argasidae) in gopher tortoise burrow. Journal of Medical Entomology 28:45–48.
8 41 Alberson, H. C. 1953. "Cracker chicken" hunt. Florida Wildlife 7(3):26–27, 31.
9 43 Alderson, D. 2000. Fighting fire with fire: a homeowner's perspective. Florida Wildlife 54(5):10–13.
10 6502 Alderson, D. 2002. The tortoise rescuers. Florida Wildlife 56(6):31.
11 7132 Alexy, K. J., K. J. Brunjes, J. W. Gassett, and K. V. Miller. 2003. Continuous remote monitoring of gopher tortoise burrow use. Wildlife Society Bulletin 31:12407–1243.
12 50 Alford, R. A. 1980. Population structure of Gopherus polyphemus in northern Florida. Journal of Herpetology 14:177–182.
13 81 Allen, E. R. 1952. The gopher tortoise and the value of toads. Reprint from All-Pets Magazine, Chicago, Illinois, USA. 3pp.
14 89 Allen, E. R., and M. P. Merryday. 1940. A snake in the hand—is worth two in the grass for medical research, and the job of capturing and keeping them sheds interesting sidelights on their habits and peculiarities. Natural History 46:234–239.
15 102 Allen, E. R., and W. T. Neill. 1951. The gopher. Florida Wildlife 5(7):10, 32.
16 117 Allen, E. R., and W. T. Neill. 1953. Juveniles of the tortoise Gopherus polyphemus. Copeia 1953:128.
17 142 Allen, M. 1997. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission's Mitigation Park Program. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 17(1):5–6.
18 143 Allen, M. 1997. Habitat management plan for Perry Oldenburg Mitigation Park. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Tallahassee, Florida, USA.
19 144 Allen, M. 1999. Gopher tortoise protection and conservation in Florida. Abstract in G. L. Heinrich and P. A. Meylan, coordinators. A Second Symposium on the Status and Conservation of Florida Turtles and the 1999 Annual Meeting of the Gopher Tortoise Council, 8–11 October 1999, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, Florida, USA.
20 145 Allen, M. 2000. Gopher tortoise protection and conservation in Florida. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 20(1):2 (abstract).
21 146 Allen, P. E. 1963. Never drop your guard. Outdoor Life 131(2):17–19, 124, 126, 128, 130.
22 148 Allen, P. E. 1976. I've caught 900 deadly snakes. Outdoor Life 157(5):76–77, 180, 182, 184.
23 150 Allen, R. 1961. How to hunt the eastern diamondback rattlesnake. Publication of Ross Allen's Reptile Institute, Silver Springs, Florida, USA. 20pp.
24 155 Allen, W., Jr. 1991. The master excavators: gopher tortoises. Reptile & Amphibian Magazine (July–August):18–23.
25 7884 Althouse, A. 2005. A comparison of gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) burrow densities in two areas of Savannas Preserve State Park. B.A. Thesis, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida, USA. 25pp.
26 165 Alvarez, K. 1998. Gopher tortoises and El Nino. Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Florida Park Service, Resource Management Notes 10(1):7–8.
27 10465 Alvarez-Ponce, D., C. L. Weitzman, R. L., Tillett, F. C. Sandmeier, and C. R. Tracy. 2018. High quality draft genome sequences of Mycoplasma agassizii strains PS6 T and 723 isolated from Gopherus tortoises with upper respiratory tract disease. Standards in Genomic Sciences 13:12.
28 10208 Amatuli, K. 2010. Studies of the gopher tortoise population at the University of North Florida. Abstract in Gopher Tortoise Council 2010 Annual Meeting, 7–10 October 2010, Columbiana, Alabama, USA.
29 10071 Amatuli, K. C. 2012. Population structure and nest success of gopher tortoises (Gopherus polyphemus), and vegetative response to prescribed burning in northeast Florida. M.S. Thesis, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida, USA. 91pp.
30 10199 Amatuli, K., and J. A. Butler. 2011. Population structure and nest success of gopher tortoises (Gopherus poylphemus) and vegetative response to prescribed burning in Northeast Florida. Abstract in 33rd Annual Meeting of the Gopher Tortoise Council, 14–16 October 2011, Orlando, Florida, USA.
31 169 Anderson, C. H. 1949. Gopher hunt. Florida Wildlife 3(6):10–11.
32 178 Anderson, O. F., and R. E. Herrington. 1992. Gopherus polyphemus (gopher tortoise). Diet. Herpetological Review 23:59.
33 10302 Andreadis, P. T., I. A. Bartoszek, C. Prokop-Evans, K. A. Hart, and R. N. Reed. 2015. Burmese pythons really like burrows. Pages 6–7 (abstract) in The 38th Annual Herpetology Conference, 27–28 March 2015, Gainesville, Florida, USA.
34 200 Anonymous. 1858. A winter in southern Florida: extracts from the diary of a sportsman. Letter VI [V]. Porter's Spirit of the Times 4(May 8):146–147.
35 299 Anonymous. 1979. Law enforcement protects the gopher tortoise. Florida Wildlife 32(6):46.
36 315 Anonymous. 1981. Florida's natural heritage. The Nature Conservancy, Bulletin of the Florida Chapter:3.
37 317 Anonymous. 1981. Go for gophers is bad news. Florida Wildlife 35(1):47.
38 322 Anonymous. 1982. Gopher tortoises relocated—and doing fine. Eyes and Ears, Walt Disney World 3(6):2.
39 326 Anonymous. 1983. Flooding of gopher tortoise burrows may be beneficial. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 3(7):2.
40 328 Anonymous. 1983. Unlikely pair work together in research of gopher tortoise. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 3(7):1.
41 329 Anonymous. 1984. Gopher tortoise life threatened. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 4(12):3.
42 331 Anonymous. 1984. Resolution. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 4(13):3.
43 333 Anonymous. 1985. Citra man arrested for gopher hunting. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 5(15):1.
44 334 Anonymous. 1985. Environmental Awareness Day. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 5(15):3–4.
45 336 Anonymous. 1985. Field notes. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, The Skimmer 1(2):5.
46 338 Anonymous. 1985. Gopher tortoise protection urged. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, The Skimmer 1(1):1.
47 347 Anonymous. 1986. Three southeastern animals proposed for listing: gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus). Endangered Species Technical Bulletin 11(8–9):4–5.
48 349 Anonymous. 1987. [No title] Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 7(24):4.
49 351 Anonymous. 1987. Concerns being raised over development. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 7(25):3.
50 352 Anonymous. 1987. Development threatening future of Florida mouse. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 7(22):4.
51 356 Anonymous. 1987. Gopher tortoise population in decline. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 7(23):4–5.
52 357 Anonymous. 1987. Gunnery ridge serving as home for tortoises poses dilemma. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 7(22):1–2.
53 358 Anonymous. 1987. Letters needed (again!). Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 7(25):3–4.
54 366 Anonymous. 1988. Arrest made for having moonshine, animals. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 8(28):5.
55 367 Anonymous. 1988. Florida losing its valuable scrub land. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 8(28):6.
56 368 Anonymous. 1988. Gopher tortoise relocation update: guidelines for gopher tortoise relocations. Gainesville Herpetological Society Newsletter 4(8):17–21.
57 370 Anonymous. 1988. Panel discussion: gopher management strategies in sandhill habitats. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Gopher Tortoise Council 6:22–40.
58 374 Anonymous. 1988. The gopher tortoise: friend or food? Gainesville Herpetological Society Newsletter 4(5):3–4.
59 376 Anonymous. 1989. Caladesi's wandering gopher. Florida Department of Natural Resources, Bureau of Science and Technical Services 1(2):2.
60 379 Anonymous. 1989. Gopher tortoise. Florida Department of Natural Resources, Bureau of Science and Technical Services 1(1):3.
61 381 Anonymous. 1989. New technologies help gopher tortoises. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 9(4):5.
62 386 Anonymous. 1989. Tortoises and freshwater turtles: an action plan for their conservation. IUCN/SSC, Gland, Switzerland. 47pp.
63 387 Anonymous. 1989. Tortoises to be moved for runway extensions. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 8(29):6.
64 388 Anonymous. 1990. 1990 legislative outlook in Florida. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 10(3):4–5.
65 389 Anonymous. 1990. Developer's son fined in tortoise suit. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 11(1):13.
66 392 Anonymous. 1990. Gopher tortoise exhibit prepared by Dona Bentzein. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 10(2):5–6.
67 393 Anonymous. 1990. Incidental take of gopher tortoise. Florida Department of Natural Resources, Office of Land Use Planning and Biological Services, Resource Management Notes 2(3):9.
68 395 Anonymous. 1990. Ninja turtles. Florida Department of Natural Resources, Office of Land Use Planning and Biological Services, Resource Management Notes 2(3):3.
69 396 Anonymous. 1990. Road kills. Florida Department of Natural Resources, Bureau of Science and Technical Services 2(2):5.
70 402 Anonymous. 1991. Assessment of gopher tortoise relocation. Florida Department of Natural Resources, Office of Land Use Planning and Biological Services, Resource Management Notes 3(1):8.
71 404 Anonymous. 1991. Coastal strand gopher tortoises. Florida Department of Natural Resources, Office of Land Use Planning and Biological Services, Resource Management Notes 3(4):12.
72 406 Anonymous. 1991. Dead tortoise mystery. Florida Department of Natural Resources, Office of Land Use Planning and Biological Services, Resource Management Notes 3(1):5.
73 408 Anonymous. 1991. Dogs dig tortoises. Florida Department of Natural Resources, Office of Land Use Planning and Biological Services, Resource Management Notes 3(2):4.
74 412 Anonymous. 1991. Gopher tortoise studies on DNR-managed areas. Florida Department of Natural Resources, Resource Management Notes 3(2):2.
75 422 Anonymous. 1991. Mine reclamation and the relocation of gopher tortoises. Florida Department of Natural Resources, Office of Land Use Planning and Biological Services, Resource Management Notes 3(2):7–8.
76 431 Anonymous. 1991. Roadkill. Florida Department of Natural Resources, Office of Land Use Planning and Biological Services, Resource Management Notes 3(1):2.
77 440 Anonymous. 1991. Wildlife habitat picked as Kissimmee utilities site. Gainesville Herpetological Society Newsletter 7(6):8.
78 455 Anonymous. 1993. Disease leaves Florida tortoises at risk. Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Office of Resource Management, Resource Management Notes 5(1):7.
79 456 Anonymous. 1993. Gimpy gopher tortoises. Florida Department of Natural Resources, Office of Resource Management, Resource Management Notes 5(3):14. (from Tortoise Burrow, April 1993)
80 457 Anonymous. 1993. Gopher tortoise relocation data compiled. Florida Department of Natural Resources, Office of Resource Management, Resource Management Notes 5(3):14. (from Tortoise Burrow, April 1993)
81 458 Anonymous. 1993. Gopher tortoise research. Florida Department of Natural Resources, Office of Resource Management, Resource Management Notes 5(3):14. (from Tortoise Burrow, April 1993)
82 459 Anonymous. 1993. Habitat loss puts gopher tortoises at risk. League of Florida Herpetological Societies Newsletter (May):29.
83 460 Anonymous. 1993. Health problems facing Florida gopher tortoise raise questions about relocation policies. Wildlife Rehabilitation Today 4(3):23–24.
84 478 Anonymous. 1993. Space Center roadkills. Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Office of Resource Management, Resource Management Notes 5(1):7.
85 481 Anonymous. 1993. Third man arrested on wildlife charges. Reprinted in League of Florida Herpetological Societies Newsletter (November):29.
86 493 Anonymous. 1994. Gopher tortoise project to be model for relocation programs. Wildlife Rehabilitation Today 5(3):48–50.
87 508 Anonymous. 1995. Florida habitat saved by GTC. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 15(1):1.
88 530 Anonymous. 1998. Apalachee WMA habitat restoration project. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 18(2):3.
89 540 Anonymous. 1999. Revised land and resource management plan for national forests in Florida. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Region, Management Bulletin R8-MB-83A, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
90 547 Anonymous. 2000. Florida's Collier County approves new gopher tortoise protection law. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 20(2):2.
91 551 Anonymous. 2001. Florida implements new upper respiratory tract disease (URTD) testing policy for off-site tortoise relocation projects. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 21(1):6.
92 553 Anonymous. 2001. Gopher tortoises—quick reference sheet. Fact Sheet WEC-QRS-047, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 2pp.
93 561 Anonymous. 2001. World experts attend International Conference on Relocation of Turtles and Tortoises—Animals in Crisis held in Orlando, Florida. Herp Herald, Newsletter of the Gainesville Herpetological Society 18(1):7, 10–11.
94 6549 Anonymous. 2002–2003. Developer charged with setting gopher tortoise traps. The Tortoise Burrow, Newsletter of the Gopher Tortoise Council 22(4):9.
95 8071 Anonymous. 2006. Conservation views. The Tortoise Burrow, Newsletter of the Gopher Tortoise Council 26(2):15–16.
96 7867 Anonymous. 2006. FWC update: FWC approves wildlife, hunting and fishing rule changes. Florida Wildlife 59(3):42.
97 8212 Anonymous. 2006. News & notes: relief for gopher tortoises as FWC changes policy. Florida Wildlife 59(6):14.
98 7926 Anonymous. 2006. Reptile news and trivia: gopher tortoises buried alive in Florida. Reptiles Magazine 14(9):9.
99 8508 Anonymous. 2007. FWC update: developers must move tortoises. Florida Wildlife 60(5):60.
100 8428 Anonymous. 2007. News & notes: gopher tortoise mitigation park protected. Florida Wildlife 60(4):14.
101 8045 Anonymous. 2008. Field notes: unwilling to wait. Florida Wildlife 61(2):34.
102 8930 Anonymous. 2008. FWC update: new gopher tortoise permit guidelines passed by Commission. Florida Wildlife 61(4):58.
103 8730 Anonymous. 2008. Herp news from the reptile realm: outstanding citizen. Reptiles 16(9):17.
104 8947 Anonymous. 2008. News & notes: land will help save gopher tortoises. Florida Wildlife 61(6):18.
105 8927 Anonymous. 2008. News & notes: Plum Creek Timber Company provides new home for 1,781 gopher tortoises. Florida Wildlife 61(4):14.
106 8868 Anonymous. 2008. Newsbriefs: Ray Ashton receives award. Iguana 15:122.
107 9298 Anonymous. 2010. FWC update: FWC refines gopher tortoise permitting process. Florida Wildlife 63(5):59.
108 192 Anonymous. n.d. Cross Florida greenbelt state recreation and conservation area management plan. Volume IV. Report on biological issues. Report for Florida Department of Natural Resources and Canal Authority of State of Florida, University Planning Team, Department Landscape Architecture, College of Architecture, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 163pp.
109 8421 Anonymous.. 2007. News from the reptile realm: Florida paving over gopher tortoises. Reptiles Magazine 15(9):10.
110 566 Antonio, F. B. 1986. Florida law: gopher tortoise relocation protocol. Gainesville Herpetological Society Newsletter 3(5):12–15.
111 579 Arata, A. A. 1959. Notes on the eggs and young of Gopherus polyphemus (Daudin). Quarterly Journal of the Florida Academy of Sciences 21:274–280.
112 8078 Aresco, M. 2006. Conservation views. The Tortoise Burrow, Newsletter of the Gopher Tortoise Society 26(1):12–13.
113 6910 Aresco, M. J. 2003. Highway mortality of turtles and other herpetofauna at Lake Jackson, Florida, USA, and the efficacy of a temporary fence/culvert system to reduce roadkills. Pages 433–449 in C. L. Irwin, P. Garrett, and K. P. McDermott, editors. 2003 Proceedings of the International Conference on Ecology and Transportation, Center for Transportation and the Environment, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.
114 8697 Aresco, M. J., and R. N. Walker. 2007. A large scale gopher tortoise translocation experiment on a private conservation preserve in northwest Florida. Page 8 (abstract) in 29th Annual Gopher Tortoise Council Meeting, 11–14 October 2007, Milton, Florida, USA.
115 624 Ashton Biodiversity Research & Preservation Institute, Inc. 2000. Gopher tortoises and their ticks do not have or spread heartwater disease. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 20(2):9.
116 7318 Ashton Biodiversity Research & Preservation Institute. 2001. Gopher Tortoise Conservation Initiative: fact sheet for developers. Newberry, Florida, USA. 2pp.
117 7317 Ashton Biodiversity Research & Preservation Institute. 2001. Gopher Tortoise Conservation Initiative: fact sheet for environmental consultants. Newberry, Florida, USA. 2pp.
118 7321 Ashton Biodiversity Research & Preservation Institute. 2001. Gopher Tortoise Conservation Initiative: fact sheet for large landowners & managers. Newberry, Florida, USA. 2pp.
119 7320 Ashton Biodiversity Research & Preservation Institute. 2001. Gopher Tortoise Conservation Initiative: fact sheet for small landowners & neighborhoods. Newberry, Florida, USA. 2pp.
120 7322 Ashton Biodiversity Research & Preservation Institute. 2001. Gopher Tortoise Conservation Initiative: fact sheet for volunteers. Newberry, Florida, USA. 2pp.
121 7319 Ashton Biodiversity Research & Preservation Institute. 2001. Gopher Tortoise Conservation Initiative: homeowners associations & mitigation reserve managers. Newberry, Florida, USA. 2pp.
122 8885 Ashton, K. G., B. M. Engelhardt, and B. S. Branciforte. 2008. Gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) abundance and distribution after prescribed fire reintroduction to Florida scrub and sandhill at Archbold Biological Station. Journal of Herpetology 42:523–529.
123 8392 Ashton, K. G., R. L. Burke, and J. N. Layne. 2007. Geographic variation in body and clutch size of gopher tortoises. Copeia 2007:355–363.
124 598 Ashton, R. 1988. Where do we go from here? Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 8(26):2–3.
125 599 Ashton, R. 1989. GTC members take action. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 9(2):3–4.
126 600 Ashton, R. 2001. Ashton Biodiversity Research and Preservation Institute's new Florida Gopher Tortoise Conservation Initiative. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 21(1):8–9.
127 601 Ashton, R. 2001. Tortoise killing unsolved. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 21(3):3.
128 602 Ashton, R. 2001. World experts attend international conference “Relocation of Turtles and Tortoises—Animals in Crisis.” Chelonian Research Foundation, Turtle and Tortoise Newsletter No. 3:19–-20.
129 6548 Ashton, R. 2002–2003. The Gopher Tortoise Conservation Initiative: 2001–2002. The Tortoise Burrow, Newsletter of the Gopher Tortoise Council 22(4):8.
130 6863 Ashton, R. 2003. Applying principles of upland habitat conservation biology to management planning. Pages 27–28 (abstract) in Gopher Tortoise Council 25th Anniversary Meeting, 3–5 October 2003, Wekiwa Springs State Park, Apopka, Florida, USA.
131 8074 Ashton, R. 2006. Conservation views. The Tortoise Burrow, Newsletter of the Gopher Tortoise Council 26(3):14–16.
132 9015 Ashton, R. 2007. Gopher tortoise uplisted to extinction? Turtle and Tortoise Newsletter No. 11:26.
133 9517 Ashton, R. 2009. Florida Commission meeting to discuss new turtle rule; Florida Commission to meet on the future of turtles and tortoises. Turtle and Tortoise Newsletter No. 14:28−29.
134 607 Ashton, R. E. 1990. Big problems in Tallahassee emergency alert. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 10(3):2.
135 9333 Ashton, R. E. 2005. Establishing gopher tortoise assurance colonies: how do we get there? Pages 6−7 (abstract) in 27th Annual Gopher Tortoise Council Meeting, 7−9 October 2005, Palatka, Florida, USA.
136 9020 Ashton, R. E. 2006. Legal updates: gopher tortoise efforts in Florida. Turtle and Tortoise Newsletter No. 10:23.
137 9016 Ashton, R. E. 2007. Legal issues: gopher trtoise incidental take - 22 August 2006. Turtle and Tortoise Newsletter No. 10:30–32.
138 9017 Ashton, R. E. 2007. Legal issues: some recommendations on minimal standards for individuals working on various aspects of gopher tortoise or other protected species mitigation or management. Turtle and Tortoise Newsletter No. 10:32–33.
139 7316 Ashton, R. E., and P. S. Ashton. 2002. Gopher tortoise management in yards, small ranches, farms & mitigation parks. Gopher Tortoise Conservation Initiative, Ashton Biodiversity Research & Preservation Institute, Newberry, Florida, USA. 14pp.
140 9045 Ashton, R. E., and P. S. Ashton. 2008. The natural history and management of the gopher tortoise Gopherus polyphemus (Daudin). Krieger, Malabar, Florida, USA. 275pp.
141 7294 Ashton, R. E., Jr. 2005. Planning gopher tortoise conservation into the future. Pages 111–119 in W. E. Meshaka, Jr., and K. J. Babbitt, editors. Amphibians and reptiles: status and conservation in Florida. Krieger, Malabar, Florida, USA.
142 8737 Ashton, R. E., Jr., and A. Ebenhack. 2008. Gopherus polyphemus (gopher tortoise). Record size. Herpetological Review 39:214.
143 622 Ashton, R. E., Jr., and E. L. Mosura. 1991. Florida burrowing owl (Athene cunicularia floridana) usage of gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) burrows. Florida Scientist 54(Supplement 1):25 (abstract).
144 615 Ashton, R. E., Jr., and K. J. Ashton. 1991. Gopherus polyphemus (gopher tortoise). Drinking behavior. Herpetological Review 22:55–56.
145 617 Ashton, R. E., Jr., and P. S. Ashton. 2001. Gopherus polyphemus (gopher tortoise). Use of abandoned burrows by juveniles. Herpetological Review 32:185–186.
146 10216 Ashton, R. E., Jr., and P. S. Ashton. 2004. A successful method for relocation of gopher tortoises and possibly other reptiles. Pages 19−20 (abstract) in 26th Annual Meeting of the Gopher Tortoise Council, 15−17 October 2004, Jekyll Island, Georgia, USA.
147 6946 Ashton, R. E., Jr., and P. S. Ashton. 2004. The gopher tortoise: a life history. Pineapple Press, Sarasota, Florida, USA. 72pp.
148 8018 Ashton, R. E., Jr., and P. S. Ashton. 2004. Using intensive natural history studies to establish tortoise assurance colonies. Page 1 (abstract) in Proceedings of the 28th International Herpetological Symposium on Captive Propagation and Husbandry, 10–13 August 2004, Daytona Beach, Florida, USA.
149 623 Ashton, R. E., Jr., E. L. Mosura, and P. S. Ashton. 1994. Relationship between Florida burrowing owls, Athene cunicularia, and gopher tortoise, Gopherus polyphemus: how these relationships are leading to new, multi-species approaches to the development and management of mitigation preserves. Abstract in a symposium on the status and conservation of Florida turtles, 2–3 April 1994, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, Florida, USA.
150 619 Ashton, R. E., Jr., P. S. Ashton, and E. L. Mosura-Bliss. 1994. Tortoise management as urbanization encroaches. Pages 13–17 in G. Aguirrie, E. D. McCoy, and H. R. Mushinsky, organizers. North American Tortoise Conference, 8–12 October 1994, Durango, Mexico.
151 618 Ashton, R. E., Jr., P. S. Ashton, and E. L. Mosura-Bliss. 1995. Tortoise management as urbanization encroaches. Publicaciones de la Sociedad Herpetológica Mexicana 2:10–13.
152 9332 Ashton, R. E., Jr., P. S. Ashton, and E. von Muggenthaler. 2005. First findings of low frequency sound communication in tortoises. Page 6 (abstract) in 27th Annual Gopher Tortoise Council Meeting, 7−9 October 2005, Palatka, Florida, USA.
153 10238 Ashton, R., and P. S. Ashton. 2008. The long road to creating a successful relocation program - creating a state conservation program based on relocation. Page 9 (abstract) in Joint Annual Meeting of the Turtle Survival Alliance and IUCN Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group 6th Annual Symposium on the Conservation and Biology of Tortoises and Freshwater Turtles, 17−20 September 2009, Tucson, Arizona, USA.
154 629 Atkins, S., and J. MacMahon. 1967. The Zabski site, Merritt Island, Florida. Florida Anthropologist 20:133–145.
155 649 Auffenberg, W. 1966. On the courtship of Gopherus polyphemus. Herpetologica 22:113–117.
156 653 Auffenberg, W. 1969. Tortoise behavior and survival. The Biological Sciences Curriculum Study Patterns of Life Series, Rand McNally, Chicago, Illinois, USA. 38pp.
157 656 Auffenberg, W. 1976. The genus Gopherus (Testudinidae): Part I. Osteology and relationships of extant species. Bulletin of the Florida State Museum, Biological Sciences 20:47–110.
158 657 Auffenberg, W. 1978. Gopher tortoise, Gopherus polyphemus (Daudin). Pages 33–35 in R. W. McDiarmid, editor. Rare and endangered biota of Florida. Volume 3. Amphibians and reptiles. University Presses of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA.
159 662 Auffenberg, W. 1986. Shelter use in gopher tortoises. Gainesville Herpetological Society Newsletter 2(3):10–14.
160 667 Auffenberg, W., and J. B. Iverson. 1979. Demography of terrestrial turtles. Pages 541–569 in M. Harless and H. Morlock, editors. Turtles: perspectives and research. John Wiley & Sons, New York, New York, USA.
161 664 Auffenberg, W., and R. Franz. 1978. Gopherus polyphemus (Daudin). Gopher tortoise. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 215.1–2.
162 665 Auffenberg, W., and R. Franz. 1978. Gopherus Rafinesque. Gopher tortoise. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 211.1–2.
163 666 Auffenberg, W., and R. Franz. 1982. The status and distribution of the gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus). Pages 95–126 in R. B. Bury, editor. North American tortoises: conservation and ecology. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Wildlife Research Report No. 12.
164 9944 Austin, R. J., L. Carlson, and R. W. Estabrook. 2009. Archaic period faunal use in the west-central Florida interior. Southeastern Archaeology (2009):148–164.
165 9151 Avery, M. L., E. A. Tillman, and K. L. Krysko. 2009. Gopherus polyphemus (gopher tortoise), Ctenosaura similis (Gray's spiny-tailed iguana). Predation. Herpetological Review 40:435.
166 8849 Backus, L. K. 2003. The home range and response of gopher tortoises in Cental Florida to habitat manipulation by prescribed burning. M.S. Thesis, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, USA. 82pp.
167 754 Barbour, T. 1944. Camping in Florida. The Atlantic 173(5):86–90.
168 764 Bard, A. 1993. Caution: critter crossing. Florida Department of Natural Resources, Office of Resource Management, Resource Management Notes 5(3):3.
169 767 Bard, A. M. 1989. Resident and relocated tortoises: a comparative study in central Florida, 1985–1989. M.S. Thesis, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, USA. 42pp.
170 768 Bard, A. M., I. J. Stout, and T. J. Doonan. 1990. Resident and relocated tortoises: a comparative study in central Florida, 1985–1989. Florida Scientist 53(Supplement 1):35 (abstract).
171 766 Bard, A., and I. J. Stout. 1995. Habitat use and home range of resident and relocated gopher tortoises in central Florida. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 15(1):12.
172 9954 Bari, A., J. L. McGuire, and E. Frazier. 2012. Distribution of the gopher tortoise tick (Amblyomma tuberculatum) in southeastern Florida. Pages 17–18 (abstract) in Abstract submissions for the 34th Annual Gopher Tortoise Council Meeting, Bainbridge, Georgia, USA.
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