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prairie dog
NOUN
1.
any of several burrowing rodents of the genus Cynomys, of North American prairies, having a barklike cry: some are endangered.
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Prairie dog - Wikipedia

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Prairie dogs (genus Cynomys) are herbivorous burrowing rodents native to the grasslands of North America. The five species are: black-tailed, white-tailed, ...

Prairie Dog | Basic Facts About Prairie Dogs | Defenders of Wildlife

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Prairie dogs are burrowing rodents that live in large colonies in the grasslands of central and western North America. There are five species of prairie dogs: ...

Prairie Dogs | National Geographic

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Common Name: Prairie Dogs. Scientific Name: Cynomys. Type: Mammals. Diet: Herbivores. Group Name: Town. Average life span in The Wild: 3 to 4 years.

Prairie Dogs - DesertUSA

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Prairie dogs are robust rodents, slightly grizzled and fat. They have broad, rounded heads, hairy tails and short legs. The skull has 22 teeth. Prairie dogs weigh 1 ...

8 surprising prairie dog facts | Stories | WWF

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Prairie dogs tend to be celebrated for their larger ecological virtues. In the grasslands across the central and western United States, their intricate underground ...

Black-tailed Prairie Dog- Cynomys ludovicianus - NatureWorks

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The black-tailed prairie dog is a member of the squirrel family and is closely related to the ground squirrel. It has yellowish to reddish brown fur on its back and ...

Prairie Dog | San Diego Zoo Animals & Plants

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Prairie home companion: When is a dog not a dog? When it's a large ground squirrel found on the prairie! Prairie dogs are social rodents that live in huge, ...

Animals for Kids: Prairie Dog - Ducksters

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Kids learn about the prairie dog. This tiny rodent is a keystone species in the Great Plains, but is losing its habitat.