Ridgeland ~ Morris Center Meet & Greet with the Gopher Tortoise

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Meet and Greet with the Gopher Tortoise!
Join us to learn about the only land tortoise native to the Southeast! Living in longleaf pine savannahs of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia and South Carolina, the gopher tortoise lives in its dug out holes beneath the surface of the ground!
Gail Westcot will explain the history of the gopher tortoise and cite fun facts while families get a chance to meet one of these intriguing creatures up close and personal!