This has got me baffled 😕...a Black-tailed Prairie Dog ran past me twice as I'm parked having coffee. It has what looked to be a field mouse in its mouth, but they are herbivores not carnivores. Can anyone enlighten me on this?
Puppy love! Five tiny #PrairieDog pups have recently emerged from their burrows at their exhibit in #FPZoo 's #NaturesNeighborhoods .
Born blind and hairless, #pups do not make an appearance outside their burrows until they're about six weeks old. Their birth date is estimated to have been around April 1.
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"A Small Dog in a Big World." A Black-Tailed Prairie Dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) surveys the neighbourhood. The Frenchman River valley only place in Canada where these rather large ground squirrels are found. They live in large colonies and are very social animals.