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Real Estate - August 10, 2012

Garden tips for August

'Winning' the gopher wars

by Jack McKinnon

Pocket gophers are named for the large cheeks they have. They store food in these cheeks and transport it to their food chambers. This is a characteristic that is both their strength and weakness.

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