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casil403
04-12-2009, 12:36 AM
This gopher was watching us watching him...

Michaelaw
04-12-2009, 01:00 AM
Almost forgot about these guys, can't ever tell the difference between these and Prairie dogs, maybe they're one in the same. Cool shot, thanks for jolting my memory:)

casil403
04-12-2009, 10:49 AM
Thanks ML... yes they are also prairie dogs and known too as Richardsons Ground squirrels. There's enough of them around here...that's for sure!
I always think of Caddyshack and Bill Murray when I see them..."Au revoir Go-fer!" :)

jjeling
04-12-2009, 11:06 AM
Ive always wanted to go out there and shoot them..... :cool:

casil403
04-12-2009, 11:25 AM
JJ...lol...do you mean "shoot them" as in blow them away or shoot them with a camera?
Alot of people here like to go out and shoot them in the "blowing them away" meaning and not with a camera. Seems to be a weekend past time for many out here.... ;)

jjeling
04-12-2009, 11:38 AM
The pun WAS intended. I would be out there to do both of them. I find that shooting firearms and cameras have a lot of similarities. Getting good at one will help the other.

Greg_Nuspel
04-12-2009, 11:51 AM
You know spring has arrived when you spot your first flattened gopher on the road.