If someone asked you “What animal is associated with putting its head in the ground?” you would likely say an ostrich.
Our Border Terrier, Alfie, is acting like the proverbial ostrich. He is a determined little guy! He loves challenges. In this video, shot along the SF Bay trail in Miller Knox Park, Richmond, CA., Alfie faces a big challenge that he is eager to take on– trying to catch a gopher by plunging his face into its hole!
This gopher was luckier then the 4 previous ones I filmed only a few hundred yards away. Those four unfortunate rodents were stalked and killed by a much more patient Great Blue Heron (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=naElLC53tVs).