Some recently published articles about gopher tortoises and upland communities in the Southeast. Also check out GTC's Education & Outreach for more literature, including snake and tortoise bibliographies!
Hunter, E.A., K.J. Loope, K.K. Drake, K. Hanley, D.N. Jones Jr., K.T. Shoemaker, and D.C. Rostal. 2021. Warming conditions boost reproductive output for a northern gopher tortoise population. Endangered Species Research https://doi.org/10.3354/esr01155
Liguori, B.L., R.J. Ossiboff, N.I. Stacy, E.A. Graham, L.J. Olivera, A.L. Childress, R.C. Turner, A.B Alexander, J.E. Christman, D.J. Heard, and J.F.X. Wellehan Jr. 2021. Austwiickia chelonae in a wild gopher tortoise (Gopherus poluphemus) and evidence of positive selection on the diptheria-like toxin gene. Journal of Wildlife Diseases https://doi.org/10.7589/JWD-D-20-00223
Palandri, M., and M. Lamont. 2021. Gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) adult mortality. Herpetological Review 52(2).
Pudner, R.C., H. Waddle, S.P. Mersmann, J.S. Kush, C. Guyer, and S.M. Hermann. 2021. Change in vegetation structure and gopher tortoise population structure after 17 years of restoration management. Natural Areas Journal https://doi.org/10.3375/21-3