I.T. Times
Volume 3. No 1 Information Technology News of the University of California, Davis Fall 1994


Would the Real Gopher Please Come Out?

Dear Editor:

Some time ago the I.T. Times carried an article on Gopher with an illustration of some kind of a rat (which I presumed was as much as a Californian would know of rodents). Needless to say, as a gopher graduate (alumnus of the University of Minnesota), I was dismayed!

The gopher of Minnesota fame is really a 13-striped ground squirrel. Today, thanks to the UM Alumni Association, I have an authentic, cartoonized, nearly real gopher.


Bob Campbell
Professor Emeritus
Plant Pathology

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