He came to me for asylum. He asked all the other critters in the neighborhood and they pointed to me as the sucker.
I attempted to find a better place for him but they were all too far away. Gopher tortoises can not survive if moved more than 25 miles because of the difference in micronutrients.
He doesn’t say much about my WIP, but man he can eat up some pages. They are third behind my homegrown tomatoes and butter lettuce.