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Image Number K8575-21

Fire ants often nest where gopher tortoises lay their eggs, in aprons around the edge of their tunnels. At Camp Shelby, Mississippi, cooperator Tom Estes examines gopher tortoise eggs for signs of fire ant injury.

Photo by Daniel Wojcik.



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Last Modified: 5/23/2006
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