Black-tailed prairie dog Rodent

The Black-tailed prairie dog Rodent, is a rodent of the family Sciuridae found in the Great Plains of North America from about the United States-Canada border to the United States-Mexico border.

 

Black-tailed prairie dog Rodent

Black-tailed prairie dog Rodent Facts:

Length: 37.3 cm

Tail: 8.4-8.7 cm

Weight: 819-905 g

Social unit: Group

Status: Least concern

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Black-tailed prairie dog Rodent Status Least Concern Preference for a grassy habitat and a bark-like, doggy “yip” give 5 species of ground squirrels their common name of prairie dogs. The black-tailed or plains prairie dog dwells at altitudes of 1,300-2,000 m (4,300-6,600 ft) across the Great Plains of North America and south into the more arid, extreme north of Mexico. The body hairs of the black-tailed prairie dog are tipped black in winter but white in summer, and the whiskers and end third of the tail are black. This rodent eats a range of seasonal plants, such as wheat grass, buffalo grass, globe mallow, and rabbit brush in summer, and thistles, cacti such as prickly pear, and underground roots and bulbs in winter. Prairie dogs breed rapidly, with up to 8 young born after a gestation period of 34-35 days. In the past, their feeding habits led to massive destruction of wheat and other.

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