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1 19 Adams, S. H. 1941. A sack of snakes. New Yorker 17(3):30–34.
2 41 Alberson, H. C. 1953. "Cracker chicken" hunt. Florida Wildlife 7(3):26–27, 31.
3 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.
4 169 Anderson, C. H. 1949. Gopher hunt. Florida Wildlife 3(6):10–11.
5 299 Anonymous. 1979. Law enforcement protects the gopher tortoise. Florida Wildlife 32(6):46.
6 317 Anonymous. 1981. Go for gophers is bad news. Florida Wildlife 35(1):47.
7 328 Anonymous. 1983. Unlikely pair work together in research of gopher tortoise. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 3(7):1.
8 329 Anonymous. 1984. Gopher tortoise life threatened. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 4(12):3.
9 333 Anonymous. 1985. Citra man arrested for gopher hunting. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 5(15):1.
10 336 Anonymous. 1985. Field notes. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, The Skimmer 1(2):5.
11 338 Anonymous. 1985. Gopher tortoise protection urged. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, The Skimmer 1(1):1.
12 347 Anonymous. 1986. Three southeastern animals proposed for listing: gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus). Endangered Species Technical Bulletin 11(8–9):4–5.
13 356 Anonymous. 1987. Gopher tortoise population in decline. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 7(23):4–5.
14 366 Anonymous. 1988. Arrest made for having moonshine, animals. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 8(28):5.
15 374 Anonymous. 1988. The gopher tortoise: friend or food? Gainesville Herpetological Society Newsletter 4(5):3–4.
16 481 Anonymous. 1993. Third man arrested on wildlife charges. Reprinted in League of Florida Herpetological Societies Newsletter (November):29.
17 6549 Anonymous. 2002–2003. Developer charged with setting gopher tortoise traps. The Tortoise Burrow, Newsletter of the Gopher Tortoise Council 22(4):9.
18 7926 Anonymous. 2006. Reptile news and trivia: gopher tortoises buried alive in Florida. Reptiles Magazine 14(9):9.
19 8045 Anonymous. 2008. Field notes: unwilling to wait. Florida Wildlife 61(2):34.
20 601 Ashton, R. 2001. Tortoise killing unsolved. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 21(3):3.
21 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.
22 629 Atkins, S., and J. MacMahon. 1967. The Zabski site, Merritt Island, Florida. Florida Anthropologist 20:133–145.
23 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.
24 754 Barbour, T. 1944. Camping in Florida. The Atlantic 173(5):86–90.
25 836 Bartlett, R. D. 1995. A stroll on the Lake Wales Ridge. Tropical Fish Hobbyist 43(8):110, 112, 114, 116–118, 120, 126, 128, 131.
26 861 Bartram, J., and W. Bartram. 1957. John and William Bartram's America: selections from the writings of the Philadelphia naturalists. [Edited with an introduction by H. G. Cruickshank.] Devin-Adair Company, New York, New York, USA. 418pp.
27 921 Beltz, E. 1996. HerPET-POURRI: horrid cruelty in Florida. Bulletin of the Chicago Herpetological Society 31:98.
28 942 Beltz, E. 1998. Herp news from around the world: the human/reptile interface. Vivarium 9(1):12.
29 966 Berish, J. E. 1994. Management plan for the gopher tortoise in Florida. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Statewide Wildlife Research Final Performance Report Study No. 7539, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 44pp.
30 970 Berish, J. E. 1996. GTC state report—1995 Florida. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 16(1):5–6.
31 972 Berish, J. E. 1997. GTC state report 1996 Florida. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 17(1):9.
32 974 Berish, J. E. 1998. State reports: Florida. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 18(1):5–6.
33 1035 Blatchley, W. S. 1902. A nature wooing at Ormond by the Sea. Nature Publishing Company, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. 245pp.
34 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.
35 1161 Brinton, D. G. 1869. A guide-book of Florida and the South, for tourists, invalids and emigrants, with a map of the St. John River. George MacLean, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. 136pp.
36 1232 Burke, R. L., and R. Hawkins. 1987. Gopher tortoises and the private landowner. Gainesville Herpetological Society Newsletter 4(1):26–27.
37 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.
38 1721 Davidson, J. W. 1889. The Florida of to-day: a guide for tourists and settlers. D. Appleton and Company, New York, New York, USA. 254pp.
39 1726 Davis, H. G. 1987. Consider the plight of the gopher tortoise. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 7(25):7.
40 1752 DeCroce, T. 1990. Packaged turtle back in natural home. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 10(2):6.
41 1789 Derr, M. 1998. Some kind of paradise: a chronicle of man and the land in Florida. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 416pp.
42 1812 Diemer, J. 1990. State reports: Florida. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of The Gopher Tortoise Council 11(1):4.
43 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)
44 1816 Diemer, J. E. 1986. The ecology and management of the gopher tortoise in the southeastern United States. Herpetologica 42:125–133.
45 1818 Diemer, J. E. 1987. The status of the gopher tortoise in Florida. Proceedings of the Southeastern Nongame and Endangered Wildlife Symposium 3:72–83, Athens, Georgia, USA.
46 1819 Diemer, J. E. 1988. Federal and state status reports: Florida. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Gopher Tortoise Council 5:77–79.
47 1820 Diemer, J. E. 1988. Gopher tortoise status and harvest impact determination. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Bureau of Wildlife Research Final Report, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 169pp.
48 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.
49 1843 Dietlein, N. E., and A. Smith. 1979. Gopher tortoise races: what they mean to the tortoise. Pages 181–185 in E. St. Amant, editor. Proceedings of the 1979 Symposium Desert Tortoise Council, Tucson, Arizona, USA.
50 1841 Dietlein, N. E., and R. Franz. 1977. Gopher tortoise races: what they mean to the tortoise. Pages 181–185 in Proceedings of the 1977 Symposium of the Desert Tortoise Council.
51 1943 Division of Recreation and Parks. 2000. Jonathan Dickinson State Park: unit management plan. Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 186pp.
52 1991 Dodd, C. K., Jr. 1988. Desert and gopher tortoises: perspectives on conservation approaches. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Gopher Tortoise Council 5:54–72.
53 2025 Dodd, C. K., Jr. 2001. North American box turtles: a natural history. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, Oklahoma, USA. 231pp.
54 7765 Enge, K. M., J. E. Berish, R. Bolt, A. Dziergowski, and H. R. Mushinsky. 2006. Biological status report–gopher tortoise. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 60pp.
55 2274 England, C. 1979. Trials of the tortoise. Defenders, Magazine of Defenders of Wildlife 54:229–231.
56 2360 Fisher, G. C. 1917. "Gopher pulling" in Florida. American Museum Journal 17:291–293.
57 10070 Florscher, M. 2012. "Pay-to-pave": gopher tortoise management, endangered species protection, and incidental take permits in Florida before and after 2007. B.A. Thesis, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida, USA. 37pp.
58 2441 Folkerts, G. W. 1980. The gopher tortoise: why even bother. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Gopher Tortoise Council 7:1–7.
59 2449 Forbes, J. G. 1964. Sketches, historical and topographical, of the Floridas; more particularly of East Florida. [A facsimile reproduction of the 1821 edition.] University of Florida Press, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 226pp.
60 2504 Franz, R., and D. Tonnessen. 1983. The slow and steady decline of the gopher tortoise. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 3(8):3–4.
61 8415 Franz, R., and I. R. Quitmyer. 2005. A fossil and zooarcheological history of the gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) in the southeastern United States. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History 45:179–199.
62 2493 Franz, R., and W. Auffenberg. 1978. The gopher tortoise: a declining species. Pages 61–63 in R. Odom and L. Landers, editors. Proceedings of the rare and endangered wildlife symposium. Technical Bulleting WL 4. Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Game and Fish Division, Social Circle, Georgia, USA.
63 8618 Gopher Tortoise Management Plan Team. 2007. Gopher tortoise management plan, Gopherus polyphemus. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 127pp.
64 2826 Hallinan, T. 1923. Observations made in Duval County, northern Florida, on the gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus). Copeia 1923:11–20.
65 2862 Harcourt, H. 1889. Home life in Florida. John P. Morton and Company, Louisville, Kentucky, USA. 433pp.
66 2895 Hartman, D. 1984. Gopher tortoise has had few friends until now. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 4(11):4–6.
67 2924 Hawkins, R. Z., and R. L. Burke. 1989. Of pens, pullers and pets: problems of gopher tortoise relocation. Page 99 in J. E. Diemer, D. R. Jackson, J. L. Landers, J. N. Layne, and D. A. Wood, editors. Proceedings of the gopher tortoise relocation symposium. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Nongame Wildlife Program Technical Report No. 5, Tallahassee, Florida, USA.
68 3005 Hermann, E. 1983. Survival of the gopher tortoise: who cares anyway? Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 3(8):1–3.
69 3117 Holman, J. A., and C. Clausen. 1984. Fossil vertebrates associated with Paleo-Indian artifact at Little Salt Spring, Florida. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 4:146–154.
70 3180 Hutt, A. 1967. The gopher tortoise, a versatile vegetarian. Florida Wildlife 21(7):20–24.
71 3507 Kirk, B. 1983. Volunteer spotlight: Dr. Jim Horgan. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 3(8):1.
72 3782 Liller, D., E. McCoy, and H. Mushinsky. 1987. USF professors studying the habitats of Florida's threatened gopher tortoises. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 7(25):4.
73 3969 Matthews, E. L. 1979. The gopher. Florida Wildlife 32(5):38–40.
74 8891 McCoy, E. D., and H. R. Mushinsky. 2008. Adding insult to injury: can the gopher tortoise survive in Florida? Abstract in Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, 23–28 July 2008, Montréal, Quebec, Canada.
75 4059 McDougal, J. 2000. Conservation of tortoises and terrestrial turtles. Pages 180–206 in M. W. Klemens, editor. Turtle conservation. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C.
76 4071 McKay, D. B., editor. 1959. Pioneer life. Volume I. Southern Publishing Company, Tampa, Florida, USA. 292pp.
77 4111 Means, D. B. 1977. Aspects of the significance to terrestrial vertebrates of the Apalachicola River drainage basin, Florida. Florida Marine Research Publication No. 26:37–67.
78 4295 Mickler, L. E. 1986. Gopher stew. North Florida Living 6(1):68, 77.
79 4311 Miller, J. J. 1998. An environmental history of northeast Florida. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 223pp.
80 4476 Mulholland, R. 1989. Gopher tortoise poaching. Florida Department of Natural Resources, Bureau of Science and Technical Services 1(2):2–3.
81 4523 Mushinsky, H. R. 1994. Ecology of the gopher tortoise. Pages 75–79 in G. Aguirrie, E. D. McCoy, and H. R. Mushinsky, organizers. North American Tortoise Conference, 8–12 October 1994, Durango, Mexico.
82 8289 Mushinsky, H. R., E. D. McCoy, J. E. Berish, R. E. Ashton, Jr., and D. S. Wilson. 2006. Gopherus polyphemus – gopher tortoise. Pages 350–375 in P. A. Meylan, editor. Biology and conservation of Florida turtles. Chelonian Research Monographs No. 3.
83 4635 Neill, W. T., H. J. Gut, and P. Brodkorb. 1956. Animal remains from four preceramic sites in Florida. American Antiquity 21:383–395.
84 4681 Nicol, E. 1983. Keeping of turtles and tortoises as pets. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Gopher Tortoise Council 4:32–35.
85 4684 Nicol, E. 1985. Need for protecting gopher tortoises exists. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 5(15):1–2.
86 4688 Nicol, E. 1988. Our work is only beginning. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 8(26):4
87 4691 Nicol, E. 1990. A case of another gopher taken illegally in Florida. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of The Gopher Tortoise Council 11(1):13–14.
88 4693 Nicol, E. B. 1984. A dilemma. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 4(10):5–6.
89 4695 Nicol, E. B. 1985. From the grass roots... Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 5(14):5.
90 4707 Noss, R. 1987. Copies of two letters concerning a gopher tortoise relocation project. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 7(25):2–3.
91 4992 Pritchard, P. C. H. 1994. Overview of Florida turtles. Abstract in a symposium on the status and conservation of Florida turtles, 2–3 April 1994, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, Florida, USA.
92 5023 Puckett, C., and R. Franz. 2001. Gopher tortoise: a species in decline. Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 5pp.
93 5176 Roosevelt, T. 1917. Notes on Florida turtles. American Museum Journal 17:288–291.
94 5467 Skoog, P. J. 1982. Highways and endangered wildlife in Florida: a manual of information and recommendations. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission and Florida Department of Transportation, State Project No. 99700-7249, Endangered Species Management Program, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 123pp.
95 5518 Smoker, M. 2001. Hiking for herps. Reptile & Amphibian Hobbyist 6(12):54–58.
96 5540 Speake, D. W., and J. A. McGlincy. 1981. Response of indigo snakes to gassing their dens. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 35:135–138.
97 5541 Speake, D. W., and R. H. Mount. 1973. Some possible ecological effects of "rattlesnake roundups" in the southeastern coastal plain. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of Southeastern Game and Fish Commissioners 27:267–277.
98 5546 Spillan, T. 1982. Patrick's project. Florida Wildlife 35(6):32–35.
99 5726 Swirko, C. 1990. Gopher tortoise proposal questioned, new state rule leaves many doubting. Reprinted in League of Florida Herpetological Societies Newsletter (November):26.
100 5738 Taylor, R. W., Jr. 1981. The gopher tortoise—its use as food by man. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Gopher Tortoise Council 2:56–65.
101 5739 Taylor, R. W., Jr. 1982. Human predation on the gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) in north-central Florida. Bulletin of the Florida State Museum, Biological Sciences 28:79–102.
102 5782 Thomas, M. 1978. Gopher tortoise. Florida Naturalist 51(3):2–4.
103 5891 Trowbridge, C. C. 1952. (Letter). Florida Wildlife 5(9):4.
104 6148 Williams, J. L. 1962. The Territory of Florida or sketches of the topography, civil and natural history, of the country, the climate, and the Indian tribes, from the first discovery to the present time. [A facsimile reproduction of the 1837 edition, with an introduction by Herbert J. Doherty, Jr.] University of Florida Press, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 304pp.
105 6149 Williams, J. L. 1976. A view of West Florida. [A facsimile reproduction of the 1827 edition with an introduction and index by Herbert J. Doherty, Jr.] University Presses of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 178pp.

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