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Blacktail Prairie Dog

Cynomys ludovicianus

Description:

This rodent is about 15 inches long, is generally tan with a lighter belly. The tail has a black tip, which gives this species its name.

Habitat:

Grasslands, especially short-grass prairies.

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Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 8 years ago

Beautiful..

Gordon Dietzman
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Gordon Dietzman

South Dakota, USA

Spotted on Jan 24, 2007
Submitted on May 12, 2011

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