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 Northern Pocket Gopher (Thomomys talpoides)




Northern Pocket Gopher | Thomomys talpoides photo
Northern Pocket Gopher (Thomomys talpoides), Rocky Mountain National Park

Photograph by US National Park Service. License: Public Domain.  (view image details)

NORTHERN POCKET GOPHER FACTS

Classification
Class:Mammalia
Order:Rodentia
Family:Geomyidae
Genus:Thomomys
Species:talpoides
Common Name:Northern Pocket Gopher


Relatives in same Genus
  Botta's Pocket Gopher (T. bottae)