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Tortoise release
Christina Meyer, Jackson Guard Volunteer Coordinator, holds a gopher tortoise prior to releasing it June 3 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. A group of 17 volunteers dug starter burrows to encourage 22 new gopher tortoises to settle in to their new habitat within the relocation pens on Eglin’s range. Eglin is the primary recipient site for gopher tortoise relocations across Florida. (U.S. Air Force photo/Ilka Cole)