Gopher TortoisesBook - 2004
Meet natures little bulldozer. Gopher tortoises specially designed front legs allow them to dig deep into the ground, creating homes for themselves and for dozens of other species that might not survive without them. These tortoises do immeasurable good to their habitat by sifting soil and moving minerals to the surface. They also help to spread seeds so that new plants can grow. As they read, kids will learn to appreciate this quiet, helpful creature.
Publisher: New York : PowerKids Press, 2004.
Characteristics: 24 p. :,col. ill., col. map ;,24 cm.