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Prairie Dog Empire

A Saga of the Shortgrass Prairie

by Paul A. Johnsgard

  • 68 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by University of Nebraska Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Conservation of wildlife & habitats,
  • Mammals,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Great Plains,
  • Nature,
  • North America,
  • Prairie animals,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • Wildlife,
  • Science / Zoology,
  • Animals,
  • Life Sciences - Zoology - Mammals,
  • Prairie ecology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages250
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7905089M
    ISBN 100803226047
    ISBN 109780803226043

      Black-tailed prairie dogs are native to Nebraska and are the focus of Paul A. Johnsgard’s book Prairie Dog Empire: A Saga of the Shortgrass Prairie (Bison Books, ). This book tells the complex biological and environmental story of the western Great Plains under the black-tailed prairie dog’s reign—and then under a brief but. Prairie dogs are named for their habitat and warning call, which sounds similar to a dog's bark. The name was in use at least as early as The journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition note that in September , they "discovered a Village of an animal the French Call the Prairie Dog". Its genus, Cynomys, derives from the Greek for "dog mouse" (κυων kuōn, κυνος kunos.

    Table of contents for Prairie dog empire: a saga of the shortgrass prairie / Paul A. Johnsgard. Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog. Note: Contents data are machine generated based on pre-publication provided by the publisher. Common Name: Prairie Dog Scientific Name: Cynomys Adult Size: The prairie dog's body is 11 to 13 inches long, and it can weigh 1 to 3 pounds. Life Expectancy: More than 8 years Difficulty of Care: Advanced. Prairie dogs require a lot of daily attention and are a long-term commitment.

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Johnsgard tells the complex biological and environmental story of the western Great Plains under the black-tailed prairie dogs reignand then under a brief but devastating century of human dominion/5.

Johnsgard recounts how this terrain has in turn been transformed over the past century by the destruction of prairie dogs and their grassland habitats. This book also offers a rare and invaluable close-up view of the rich history and threatened future of the creature once.

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The book informs readers about where prairie dogs live, what they look like, and how they respond to danger. The book includes photographs with captions,a diagram, and a map. Prairie dogs live in underground burrows, extensive warrens of tunnels and chambers marked by many mounds of packed earth at their surface entrances.

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