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eBook Prairie Dogs (Animal Families) epub

by Jen Green

eBook Prairie Dogs (Animal Families) epub
  • ISBN: 0717295982
  • Author: Jen Green
  • Genre: Children
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Grolier Academic Reference (January 1, 2001)
  • ePUB size: 1840 kb
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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, Gunnison's, Utah, and Mexican prairie dogs

Prairie dogs (genus Cynomys) are herbivorous burrowing rodents native to the grasslands of North America. The five species are: black-tailed, white-tailed, Gunnison's, Utah, and Mexican prairie dogs. They are a type of ground squirrel, found in North America. In Mexico, prairie dogs are found primarily in the northern states, which lie at the southern end of the Great Plains: northeastern Sonora, north and northeastern Chihuahua, northern Coahuila, northern Nuevo León, and northern Tamaulipas

Prairie dogs may bark like dogs-that's how they got their name-but the little guys are . The animals' sharp claws make them expert diggers.

Prairie dogs may bark like dogs-that's how they got their name-but the little guys are rodents, not canines. CUTE ALERT Up to 15 inches long, the prairie dog is related to the squirrel. And this mammal is all about family time. COUNTRY HOME Prairie dog families live with hundreds of others in networks of tunnels dug below North America's grasslands. Most of these communities, called dog towns, cover less than half a square mile. They also have excellent vision and hearing, which allow them to easily detect predators such as coyotes and snakes when aboveground.

prairie dogColonies of black-tailed prairie dogs (Cynomys ludovicianus) are easily spotted by the large mounds . Prairie dogs excavate elaborate burrow systems with many entrances marked by low or volcano-shaped mounds

prairie dogColonies of black-tailed prairie dogs (Cynomys ludovicianus) are easily spotted by the large mounds of dirt protecting the entrances of the burrows. Young prairie dogs explore the area around the burrow for food. Prairie dogs excavate elaborate burrow systems with many entrances marked by low or volcano-shaped mounds. The common black-tailed (C. ludovicianus) and Mexican (C. mexicanus) species live in large, dense colonies that early explorers described as towns. Colonies are divided by topographic and vegetational features into semidiscrete wards formed from smaller extended family groups, or coteries.

The Dog Family (Animal F. .has been added to your Cart. Series: Animal Families. Library Binding: 32 pages. Publisher: Chelsea Clubhouse (August 1, 2003).

Prairie dogs are members of the squirrel family Mom just loved prairie dogs! She read a Janette Oke book to her kids every .

Prairie dogs are members of the squirrel family. So cute, they use to have an exhibit for the prairie dogs at the Baltimore Zoo, unfortunately it was done away with it, don't know why though, still enjoyed going to the zoo. Prairie dogs, they look like a singing group. Mom just loved prairie dogs! She read a Janette Oke book to her kids every school year called "Prairie Dog Town. Prairie Dog Couple Has Charming Adventures with Their Adorable Interspecies Family - My Modern Met. Prairie Dogs (Cynomys) are North American rodents that live in underground burrows. Prairie dogs are members of the squirrel family.

Prairie Dog - steht für Prairie Dog Central Railway, historische Bahnstrecke in Winnipeg, Manitoba Prairie Dog Town .

prairie dog - prairie dogs N COUNT A prairie dog is a type of small furry animal that lives underground in the prairies of North Americ. nglish dictionary. prairie dog - n a small animal with a short tail, which lives in holes on the prairie. ictionary of contemporary English

With the help of this book, investigate the lives of these specialized hunters and examine their close relatives, wild dogs.

With the help of this book, investigate the lives of these specialized hunters and examine their close relatives, wild dogs. With the help of this book, investigate the lives of these specialized hunters and examine their close relatives, wild dogs. Discover their highly developed sense of smell and sight and their strictly adhered to social hierarchy.

Prairie dogs are not dogs at all but are members of the very large rodent family. The black-tailed prairie dog is a very social animal. They greet each other by bumping noses or by turning their heads sideways and touching incisors. Much of their day is spent grooming each other

Prairie dogs are not dogs at all but are members of the very large rodent family. Much of their day is spent grooming each other. They are very territorial animals and will defend their coterie from other prairie dogs who might enter their area.

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