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How the Gopher Tortoise Saves Hundreds of Animals from Fires

Clip: Season 38 Episode 11 | 1m 31s Video has closed captioning.

When wildfires spread through Florida's Longleaf Pine forest, the animals must find a way to cope. The gopher tortoise digs burrows that provide refuge to hundreds of species of animals.

Aired: 02/12/20

Rating: NR

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