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gopher in Animals topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgophergo‧pher /ˈɡəʊfə $ ˈɡoʊfər/ noun [countable]  1 HBAa North and Central American animal like a large rat that lives in holes in the ground2 (also Gopher) trademark a computer program that helps people find and use information quickly on the Internet
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gopherGophers, rather: moles would be gophers here.You can find it, along with a great many other political documents, at a gopher called Internet Wiretap.The ramparts are also popular among gophers and ground squirrels, whose Byzantine burrows are often a key culprit in levee breaks.For instance, many colleges, universities and government agencies store on-line information using a system called gopher.There are dozens of gopher computers out there, full of valuable data and open to the public.An adult owl will normally gobble about one gopher or two mice a night, experts say.With gophers, he searches for small mounds.