prairie dogs occur in high desert and montane grasslands, and tolerate
some level of shrubs, such as rabbitbrush, sagebrush, and saltbrush.
Habitat types occupied by GPDs include montane meadows, hillsides,
broad alluvial valleys, floodplains, and playas. This species occupies
habitats ranging from 6,000-10,000 feet in altitude, although they
have been recorded at altitudes as high as 12,000 feet.
1. Santa Fe New Mexican:
The Dog Has Its Day
Prairie dog lovers unite in an effort to protect their favorite rodent
By GEOFF GRAMMER | The New Mexican
You might not know it from looking around Santa Fe, but prairie dogs
2. Tucson Citizen:
ENVIRONMENTALISTS seek protection for Four Corners prairie dog
Tucson Citizen - Tucson,AZ,USA
Forest Guardians petitioned the US Fish and Wildlife Service Monday on
behalf of the Gunnison's prairie dog, a slightly smaller animal than the
four other ...
3. Washington Times:
GROUPS seeks protection for prairie dogs
Washington Times - Washington,DC,USA
... the species, which is native to northern New Mexico, numbers as many
as 2 million, that's down 90 percent, a spokeswoman for the group,
Guardians, said ...
4. KOB-TV: http://kobtv.com/index.cfm?viewer=storyviewer&id=8843&cat=HOME
ENVIRONMENTALISTS want protection for Four Corners prairie dog
KOB-TV - Albuquerque,NM,USA
Forest Guardians is petitioning the US Fish and Wildlife Service on
of the Gunnison's prairie dog. It'sa slightly smaller ...
5. Rocky Mtn News:
ml - this is by far the best story.
6. Rocky Mtn News (Extra):