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Gofer

An employee responsible for making coffee, picking up dry cleaning and other menial tasks. While gofers have low status and usually are poorly paid, they may have access to important persons in the company or industry. This may in turn help gofers advance their careers. This is especially the case in the entertainment sector.
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The gopher frog is the rarest amphibian species at Arnold AFB; only two individuals have been collected during the last ten years and none during three years of intensive searching.
UO defensive tackle Igor Olshansky recovered the fumble that helped set up the Oregon field goal that made it 30-28, but the Ducks couldn't hold the Gophers on that final drive.
That's why he framed his hypothesis this way: Sand-pine tree farms in the surrounding breeding ponds do not harm the gopher frog.
In the early era of the Web, directories of government Web sites and gopher servers were the best entryways into the online government resources because they provided some kind of hierarchical agency access.
The database is extensive, if not exhaustive, given the constraints within which Gopher had to work; it comprises material from over one hundred sites.
Users also can access a particular gopher server if they know its address.
Typical box-type traps include the Guardian Gopher Trap, the Blackhole Gopher Trap, and the Better Gopher Trap.
During the assessment process, the company and its regulatory partners discovered a colony of gopher tortoises on the 300-acre landfill site.
Gophers are known for constructing intricate underground tunnels.
7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Gopher Ideas simplifies your holiday shopping with the launch of its Beta web application today.
The goal of the present study was to report effective husbandry techniques for housing Baird's pocket gopher (Geomys breviceps) that meet necessary husbandry requirements (Gannon et al.
Gophers are highly territorial and even though you might see many mounds with their adjacent gopher holes in a fairly large area (up to 1000 square feet), you are probably looking at the work of a single animal.