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Prairie dogs (Cynomys) are burrowing rodents native to the grasslands of North America. There are five different species of prairie dogs: black-tailed, white-tailed, Gunnison, Utah, and Mexican prairie dogs. They are a type of ground squirrel. Prairie dogs are named for their habitat and warning call, which sounds similar to a dog's bark. The name was in use by at least 1774.

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About Prairie Dogs

Prairie dogs are highly social rodents that live in communal burrows that can cover up to 160 acres. Prairie dogs are social animals, and often make social visits with each other, and greet each other with a sort of kiss. There are five different subspecies of prairie dogs: black-tailed prairie dogs, white-tailed prairie dogs, Gunnisonís prairie dogs, Utah prairie dogs, and Mexican prairie dogs. They are usually just over a foot long, and weigh up to 3 pounds. They are generally found in North America, and northern parts of Central America. They eat all sorts of vegetables and fruits.

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