He is a gopher, and different from the common kind of turtle.
"It's my idea that the gopher isn't in here at all," announced Curley, with emphasis.
Why, you could have knocked me down with the kick of a gopher I was so dumfounded!
Though she was bent almost double, she was as spry as a gopher.
Gopher had dined all on board but the crew, who had turned in before I did.