The gopher got its name from French settlers who named it “gaufre,” which means “honeycomb”...that’s what the structure of the gopher’s den most closely resembles.
A good source for potting soil is the dirt from gopher mounds. It’s already pulverized and the gopher has removed all the seeds.
In water, a muskrat can kill a mink...and will. On land, a mink can kill a muskrat...and will.
Some mink farmers once used pink lights over their cages. That produced mostly males. But they get better pelts from females. So they switched to blue lights. That produces mostly females.
Muskrats are called muskrats because they smell funny.
People in Holland trap thousands of muskrats every year to prevent them from boring holes in their dikes.
Lizards remain motionless 90 percent of their lives.