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1 Adams, S. H. 1941. A sack of snakes. New Yorker 17(3):30–34.
2 Alberson, H. C. 1953. "Cracker chicken" hunt. Florida Wildlife 7(3):26–27, 31.
3 Allen, E. R., and M. P. Merryday. 1940. A snake in the hand—is worth two in the grass for medical research, and the job of capturing and keeping them sheds interesting sidelights on their habits and peculiarities. Natural History 46:234–239.
4 Anderson, C. H. 1949. Gopher hunt. Florida Wildlife 3(6):10–11.
5 Anonymous. 1979. Law enforcement protects the gopher tortoise. Florida Wildlife 32(6):46.
6 Anonymous. 1981. Go for gophers is bad news. Florida Wildlife 35(1):47.
7 Anonymous. 1983. Unlikely pair work together in research of gopher tortoise. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 3(7):1.
8 Anonymous. 1984. Gopher tortoise life threatened. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 4(12):3.
9 Anonymous. 1985. Citra man arrested for gopher hunting. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 5(15):1.
10 Anonymous. 1985. Field notes. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, The Skimmer 1(2):5.
11 Anonymous. 1985. Gopher tortoise protection urged. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, The Skimmer 1(1):1.
12 Anonymous. 1986. Three southeastern animals proposed for listing: gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus). Endangered Species Technical Bulletin 11(8–9):4–5.
13 Anonymous. 1987. Gopher tortoise population in decline. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 7(23):4–5.
14 Anonymous. 1988. The gopher tortoise: friend or food? Gainesville Herpetological Society Newsletter 4(5):3–4.
15 Anonymous. 1988. Arrest made for having moonshine, animals. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 8(28):5.
16 Anonymous. 1993. Third man arrested on wildlife charges. Reprinted in League of Florida Herpetological Societies Newsletter (November):29.
17 Anonymous. 2002–2003. Developer charged with setting gopher tortoise traps. The Tortoise Burrow, Newsletter of the Gopher Tortoise Council 22(4):9.
18 Ashton, R. 2001. Tortoise killing unsolved. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 21(3):3.
19 Atkins, S., and J. MacMahon. 1967. The Zabski site, Merritt Island, Florida. Florida Anthropologist 20:133–145.
20 Barbour, T. 1944. Camping in Florida. The Atlantic 173(5):86–90.
21 Bartlett, R. D. 1995. A stroll on the Lake Wales Ridge. Tropical Fish Hobbyist 43(8):110, 112, 114, 116–118, 120, 126, 128, 131.
22 Bartram, J., and W. Bartram. 1957. John and William Bartram's America: selections from the writings of the Philadelphia naturalists. [Edited with an introduction by H. G. Cruickshank.] Devin-Adair Company, New York, New York, USA. 418pp.
23 Beltz, E. 1996. HerPET-POURRI: horrid cruelty in Florida. Bulletin of the Chicago Herpetological Society 31(5):98.
24 Beltz, E. 1998. Herp news from around the world: the human/reptile interface. Vivarium 9(1):12.
25 Berish, J. E. 1994. Management plan for the gopher tortoise in Florida. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Statewide Wildlife Research Final Performance Report Study No. 7539, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 44pp.
26 Berish, J. E. 1996. GTC state report—1995 Florida. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 16(1):5–6.
27 Berish, J. E. 1997. GTC state report 1996 Florida. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 17(1):9.
28 Berish, J. E. 1998. State reports: Florida. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 18(1):5–6.
29 Blatchley, W. S. 1902. A nature wooing at Ormond by the Sea. Nature Publishing Company, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. 245pp.
30 Blatchley, W. S. 1931. My nature nook or notes on the natural history of the vicinity of Dunedin, Florida. Nature Publishing Company, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. 302pp.
31 Brinton, D. G. 1869. A guide-book of Florida and the South, for tourists, invalids and emigrants, with a map of the St. John River. George MacLean, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. 136pp.
32 Burke, R. L., and R. Hawkins. 1987. Gopher tortoises and the private landowner. Gainesville Herpetological Society Newsletter 4(1):26–27.
33 Carr, A. 1994. Florida vignettes. Pages 91–99 in M. H. Carr, editor. A naturalist in Florida: a celebration of Eden. Yale University Press, New Haven and London, Connecticut, USA.
34 Davidson, J. W. 1889. The Florida of to-day: a guide for tourists and settlers. D. Appleton and Company, New York, New York, USA. 254pp.
35 Davis, H. G. 1987. Consider the plight of the gopher tortoise. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 7(25):7.
36 DeCroce, T. 1990. Packaged turtle back in natural home. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 10(2):6.
37 Derr, M. 1998. Some kind of paradise: a chronicle of man and the land in Florida. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 416pp.
38 Diemer, J. E. 1984. Gopher tortoise status and harvest impact determination: a progress report. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Wildlife Research Laboratory, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 51pp. (Unpublished Report)
39 Diemer, J. E. 1986. The ecology and management of the gopher tortoise in the southeastern United States. Herpetologica 42:125–133.
40 Diemer, J. E. 1987. The status of the gopher tortoise in Florida. Proceedings of the Southeastern Nongame and Endangered Wildlife Symposium 3:72–83, Athens, Georgia, USA.
41 Diemer, J. E. 1988. Federal and state status reports: Florida. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Gopher Tortoise Council 5:77–79.
42 Diemer, J. E. 1988. Gopher tortoise status and harvest impact determination. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Bureau of Wildlife Research Final Report, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 169pp.
43 Diemer, J. E. 1989. Gopherus polyphemus gopher tortoise. Pages 14–16 in I. R. Swingland and M. W. Klemens, editors. The conservation biology of tortoises. Occasional Papers of the IUCN Survival Committee No. 5.
44 Diemer, J. 1990. State reports: Florida. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of The Gopher Tortoise Council 11(1):4.
45 Dietlein, N. E., and R. Franz. 1977. Gopher tortoise races: what they mean to the tortoise. Pages 181–185 in Proceedings of the 1977 Symposium of the Desert Tortoise Council.
46 Dietlein, N. E., and A. Smith. 1979. Gopher tortoise races: what they mean to the tortoise. Pages 181–185 in E. St. Amant, editor. Proceedings of the 1979 Symposium Desert Tortoise Council, Tucson, Arizona, USA.
47 Division of Recreation and Parks. 2000. Jonathan Dickinson State Park: unit management plan. Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Tallahassee, Florida, USA.
48 Dodd, C. K., Jr. 1988. Desert and gopher tortoises: perspectives on conservation approaches. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Gopher Tortoise Council 5:54–72.
49 Dodd, C. K., Jr. 2001. North American box turtles: a natural history. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, Oklahoma, USA. 231pp.
50 England, C. 1979. Trials of the tortoise. Defenders, Magazine of Defenders of Wildlife 54:229–231.
51 Fisher, G. C. 1917. "Gopher pulling" in Florida. American Museum Journal 17:291–293.
52 Folkerts, G. W. 1980. The gopher tortoise: why even bother. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Gopher Tortoise Council 7:1–7.
53 Forbes, J. G. 1964. Sketches, historical and topographical, of the Floridas; more particularly of East Florida. [A facsimile reproduction of the 1821 edition.] University of Florida Press, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 226pp.
54 Franz, R., and W. Auffenberg. 1978. The gopher tortoise: a declining species. Pages 61–63 in R. Odom and L. Landers, editors. Proceedings of the rare and endangered wildlife symposium. Technical Bulleting WL 4. Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Game and Fish Division, Social Circle, Georgia, USA.
55 Franz, R., and D. Tonnessen. 1983. The slow and steady decline of the gopher tortoise. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 3(8):3–4.
56 Hallinan, T. 1923. Observations made in Duval County, northern Florida, on the gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus). Copeia 1923:11–20.
57 Harcourt, H. 1889. Home life in Florida. John P. Morton and Company, Louisville, Kentucky, USA. 433pp.
58 Hartman, D. 1984. Gopher tortoise has had few friends until now. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 4(11):4–6.
59 Hawkins, R. Z., and R. L. Burke. 1989. Of pens, pullers and pets: problems of gopher tortoise relocation. Page 99 in J. E. Diemer, D. R. Jackson, J. L. Landers, J. N. Layne, and D. A. Wood, editors. Proceedings of the gopher tortoise relocation symposium. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Nongame Wildlife Program Technical Report No. 5, Tallahassee, Florida, USA.
60 Hermann, E. 1983. Survival of the gopher tortoise: who cares anyway? Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 3(8):1–3.
61 Holman, J. A., and C. Clausen. 1984. Fossil vertebrates associated with Paleo-Indian artifact at Little Salt Spring, Florida. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 4:146–154.
62 Hutt, A. 1967. The gopher tortoise, a versatile vegetarian. Florida Wildlife 21(7):20–24.
63 Kirk, B. 1983. Volunteer spotlight: Dr. Jim Horgan. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 3(8):1.
64 Liller, D., E. McCoy, and H. Mushinsky. 1987. USF professors studying the habitats of Florida's threatened gopher tortoises. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 7(25):4.
65 Matthews, E. L. 1979. The gopher. Florida Wildlife 32(5):38–40.
66 McDougal, J. 2000. Conservation of tortoises and terrestrial turtles. Pages 180–206 in M. W. Klemens, editor. Turtle conservation. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C.
67 McKay, D. B., editor. 1959. Pioneer life. Volume I. Southern Publishing Company, Tampa, Florida, USA. 292pp.
68 Means, D. B. 1977. Aspects of the significance to terrestrial vertebrates of the Apalachicola River drainage basin, Florida. Florida Marine Research Publication No. 26:37–67.
69 Mickler, L. E. 1986. Gopher stew. North Florida Living 6(1):68, 77.
70 Miller, J. J. 1998. An environmental history of northeast Florida. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 223pp.
71 Mulholland, R. 1989. Gopher tortoise poaching. Florida Department of Natural Resources, Bureau of Science and Technical Services 1(2):2–3.
72 Mushinsky, H. R. 1994. Ecology of the gopher tortoise. Pages 75–79 in G. Aguirrie, E. D. McCoy, and H. R. Mushinsky, organizers. North American Tortoise Conference, 8–12 October 1994, Durango, Mexico.
73 Neill, W. T., H. J. Gut, and P. Brodkorb. 1956. Animal remains from four preceramic sites in Florida. American Antiquity 21:383–395.
74 Nicol, E. 1983. Keeping of turtles and tortoises as pets. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Gopher Tortoise Council 4:32–35.
75 Nicol, E. B. 1984. A dilemma. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 4(10):5–6.
76 Nicol, E. 1985. Need for protecting gopher tortoises exists. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 5(15):1–2.
77 Nicol, E. B. 1985. From the grass roots... Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 5(14):5.
78 Nicol, E. 1988. Our work is only beginning. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 8(26):4
79 Nicol, E. 1990. A case of another gopher taken illegally in Florida. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of The Gopher Tortoise Council 11(1):13–14.
80 Noss, R. 1987. Copies of two letters concerning a gopher tortoise relocation project. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 7(25):2–3.
81 Pritchard, P. C. H. 1994. Overview of Florida turtles. Abstract in a symposium on the status and conservation of Florida turtles, 2–3 April 1994, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, Florida, USA.
82 Puckett, C., and R. Franz. 2001. Gopher tortoise: a species in decline. Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Science, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 5pp.
83 Roosevelt, T. 1917. Notes on Florida turtles. American Museum Journal 17:288–291.
84 Skoog, P. J. 1982. Highways and endangered wildlife in Florida: a manual of information and recommendations. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission and Florida Department of Transportation, State Project No. 99700-7249, Endangered Species Management Program, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 123pp.
85 Smoker, M. 2001. Hiking for herps. Reptile & Amphibian Hobbyist 6(12):54–58.
86 Speake, D. W., and R. H. Mount. 1973. Some possible ecological effects of "rattlesnake roundups" in the southeastern coastal plain. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of Southeastern Game and Fish Commissioners 27:267–277.
87 Speake, D. W., and J. A. McGlincy. 1981. Response of indigo snakes to gassing their dens. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 35:135–138.
88 Spillan, T. 1982. Patrick's project. Florida Wildlife 35(6):32–35.
89 Swirko, C. 1990. Gopher tortoise proposal questioned, new state rule leaves many doubting. Reprinted in League of Florida Herpetological Societies Newsletter (November):26.
90 Taylor, R. W., Jr. 1981. The gopher tortoise—its use as food by man. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Gopher Tortoise Council 2:56–65.
91 Taylor, R. W., Jr. 1982. Human predation on the gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) in north-central Florida. Bulletin of the Florida State Museum, Biological Sciences 28:79–102.
92 Thomas, M. 1978. Gopher tortoise. Florida Naturalist 51(3):2–4.
93 Trowbridge, C. C. 1952. (Letter). Florida Wildlife 5(9):4.
94 Williams, J. L. 1962. The Territory of Florida or sketches of the topography, civil and natural history, of the country, the climate, and the Indian tribes, from the first discovery to the present time. [A facsimile reproduction of the 1837 edition, with an introduction by Herbert J. Doherty, Jr.] University of Florida Press, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 304pp.
95 Williams, J. L. 1976. A view of West Florida. [A facsimile reproduction of the 1827 edition with an introduction and index by Herbert J. Doherty, Jr.] University Presses of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 178pp.
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