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Perrito de la pradera (praire dog)

Cynomis mexicanus

Description:

Is a genus Cynomys esciuromorfos rodent family Sciuridae, commonly known as prairie dogs, Native American North currently in Canada, Mexico and the United States. In this semiarid zone of the country is a vast field surrounded by xerophytic scrub where the dogs live in colonies and dig tunnels and burrows in the earth that connect to each other

Habitat:

Chihuahua desert

Notes:

This species is endemic to Mexico. Is in danger of extinction.

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Nuevo León, Mexico

Spotted on Jan 20, 2011
Submitted on Apr 30, 2011

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