Nellie discovers a gopher 2021-03-10

I figured she must have discovered a nest of venomous serpents. Nope, Nervous Nellie was barking up a storm over a gopher tortoise.

[Gopher, Nellie, Honeybun, Yellow Dog]
Gopher, Nellie, Honeybun, Yellow Dog

That threatened species Gopherus polyphemus was actually somewhat threatened, since Nellie was trying to gnaw on her shell.

[What is this thing?]
What is this thing?

Nellie was really worked up, hyperventilating, shaking. But when I explained to her that we like gophers, Nellie calmed down.

[All the dogs]
All the dogs

Then we all went to the swamp, where Nellie could cool off.