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1 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.
2 102 Allen, E. R., and W. T. Neill. 1951. The gopher. Florida Wildlife 5(7):10, 32.
3 178 Anderson, O. F., and R. E. Herrington. 1992. Gopherus polyphemus (gopher tortoise). Diet. Herpetological Review 23:59.
4 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.
5 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.
6 6946 Ashton, R. E., Jr., and P. S. Ashton. 2004. The gopher tortoise: a life history. Pineapple Press, Sarasota, Florida, USA. 72pp.
7 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.
8 619 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.
9 8605 Basiotis, K. A. 2007. The effects of invasive cogongrass (Imperata cylindrica) on the threatened gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus). M.S. Thesis, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA. 40pp.
10 7410 Basiotis, K. A., H. R. Mushinsky, and E. D .McCoy. 2005. Do gopher tortoises (Gopherus polyphemus) consume exotic cogongrass (Imperata cylindrica)? Results of a feeding experiment. Abstract in Joint Meeting of the 21st Annual Meeting of the American Elasmobranch Society, 85th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, 63rd Annual Meeting of the Herpetologists' League, and the 48th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles; 6–11 July 2005, Tampa, Florida, USA.
11 8526 Basiotis, K., E. McCoy, and H. Mushinsky. 2007. The effects of invasive cogongrass (Imperata cylindrica) on the threatened gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus). Abstract in Joint Meeting of the 23nd Annual Meeting of the American Elasmobranch Society, 87th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, 65th Annual Meeting of the Herpetologists' League, and the 50th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles; 11–16 July 2007, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
12 890 Belinky, G. K. 1970. Robustus. International Turtle & Tortoise Society Journal 4(5):27–29.
13 1011 Bjorndal, K. A. 1987. Digestive efficiency in a temperate herbivorous reptile, Gopherus polyphemus. Copeia 1987:714–720.
14 1036 Blatchley, W. S. 1931. My nature nook or notes on the natural history of the vicinity of Dunedin, Florida. Nature Publishing Company, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. 302pp.
15 1232 Burke, R. L., and R. Hawkins. 1987. Gopher tortoises and the private landowner. Gainesville Herpetological Society Newsletter 4(1):26–27.
16 6726 Carlson, J. E., E. S. Menges, and P. L. Marks. 2003. Seed dispersal by Gopherus polyphemus at Archbold Biological Station, Florida. Florida Scientist 66:147–154.
17 1383 Carr, A. 1994. Florida vignettes. Pages 91–99 in M. H. Carr, editor. A naturalist in Florida: a celebration of Eden. Yale University Press, New Haven and London, Connecticut, USA.
18 1408 Carr, A. F., Jr. 1940. A contribution to the herpetology of Florida. University of Florida Publications, Biological Sciences 3:1–118.
19 1575 Conant, R. 1930. Field notes of a collecting trip. Bulletin of the Antivenin Institute of America 4(3):60–64, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
20 1814 Diemer, J. E. 1984. Gopher tortoise status and harvest impact determination: a progress report. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Wildlife Research Laboratory, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 51pp. (Unpublished Report)
21 1823 Diemer, J. E. 1989. Gopherus polyphemus gopher tortoise. Pages 14–16 in I. R. Swingland and M. W. Klemens, editors. The conservation biology of tortoises. Occasional Papers of the IUCN Survival Committee No. 5.
22 2360 Fisher, G. C. 1917. "Gopher pulling" in Florida. American Museum Journal 17:291–293.
23 2826 Hallinan, T. 1923. Observations made in Duval County, northern Florida, on the gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus). Copeia 1923:11–20.
24 2862 Harcourt, H. 1889. Home life in Florida. John P. Morton and Company, Louisville, Kentucky, USA. 433pp.
25 2938 Hayes, M. P., and J. Le Corff. 1989. Gopherus polyphemus (Gopher tortoise). Food. Herpetological Review 20:55.
26 3148 Hubbard, H. G. 1893. The Florida land tortoise-gopher, Gopherus polyphemus. Science 22:57–58.
27 3274 Jackson, D. R. 1999. Gopherus polyphemus (gopher tortoise). Scavenging. Herpetological Review 30:40.
28 3420 Kaczor, S. A., and D. C. Hartnett. 1990. Gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) disturbance effects on a southern oak-pine sandhill forest. American Midland Naturalist 123:100–111.
29 3619 Kwiatkowski, P. 1995. History characteristics of gopher tortoises with reference to gaps in our knowledge. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 15(1):9–10.
30 3620 Kwiatkowski, P. A., and K. Connor. 1994. Physiology, genetics, and behavior of Gopherus polyphemus. Pages 48–53 in G. Aguirrie, E. D. McCoy, and H. R. Mushinsky, organizers. North American Tortoise Conference, 8–12 October 1994, Durango, Mexico.
31 3791 Linley, P. A. 1991. Tales of a backyard gopher. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of The Gopher Tortoise Council 11(3):9.
32 3891 Macdonald, L. A. 1985. The diet of the gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) in a sandhill community in central Florida. Page 61 (abstract) in Proceedings of the 28th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles and the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Herpetologists' League, 4–9 August 1985, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA.
33 3892 Macdonald, L. A. 1986. The diet of the gopher tortoise, Gopherus polyphemus, in a sandhill habitat in central Florida. M.S. Thesis, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA. 46pp.
34 3893 Macdonald, L. A. 1988. The diet of the gopher tortoise, Gopherus polyphemus, in a sandhill habitat in central Florida. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Gopher Tortoise Council 6: 2–14.
35 3896 Macdonald, L. A., and H. R. Mushinsky. 1988. Foraging ecology of the gopher tortoise, Gopherus polyphemus, in a sandhill habitat. Herpetologica 44:345–353.
36 3915 Mann, T. 1987. A Gopher Tortoise Council member writes... Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 7(22):2.
37 4077 McLaughlin, G. S. 1990. Ecology of gopher tortoises (Gopherus polyphemus) on Sanibel Island, Florida. M.S. Thesis, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA. 115pp.
38 4129 Means, D. B. 1985. Ecological critique of proposed management plan for Florida national forests. Unpublished Report to the National Wildlife Federation. 31pp.
39 4327 Minnich, J. E., and M. R. Ziegler. 1977. Water turnover of free-living gopher tortoises, Gopherus polyphemus, in central Florida. Pages 130–151 in M. Trotter, editor. Proceedings of the 1977 Symposium of the Desert Tortoise Council, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
40 6951 Mushinsky, H. R., T. A. Stilson, and E. D. McCoy. 2003. Diet and dietary preference of the juvenile gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus). Herpetologica 59:475–483.
41 4630 Neill, W. T. 1974. Reptiles and amphibians in the service of man. Pegasus: Division of The Bobbs-Merrill Company, New York, New York, USA. 248pp.
42 4694 Nicol, E. B. 1984. Observations of a gopher watcher. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 4(11):6.
43 5052 Rask, L. D. 1983. Diet of the gopher tortoise in longleaf pine-turkey oak sandhill habitats in central Florida. Pages 19–21 in Proceedings of the 4th Annual Meeting of the Gopher Tortoise Council.
44 5090 Reid, G. K. 1991. The gopher tortoise: landlord of the sandhills. Florida Naturalist 64(1):3–5.
45 10877 Richardson, J. C., and P. Stiling. 2019. Gopher tortoise herbivory increases plant species richness and diversity. Plant Ecology 220:383–391.
46 5546 Spillan, T. 1982. Patrick's project. Florida Wildlife 35(6):32–35.
47 7622 Stilson, T. A. 2001. The foraging ecology of the juvenile gopher tortoise, Gopherus polyphemus. M.S. Thesis, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA. 82pp.
48 9597 White, C. 2010. Gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) habitat selection, health, and fecundity. Dissertation, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA.

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