Cynomys ludovicianus

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Synonyms for Cynomys ludovicianus

tail is black tipped

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Black-tailed prairie dog activity and FEHA foraging behavior were documented between 0930 and 1600 h on days 8-11 and 16 and 17 post Rozol[R] application.
Nesting ecology of burrowing owls occupying black-tailed prairie dog towns in southeastern Montana.
The absence of concordant population genetic structure in the black-tailed prairie dog and the flea, Oropsylla hirsuta, with implications for the spread of Yersinia pestis.
Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) to list the black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus; BTPD) as threatened throughout its range (USFWS 1999, Van Putten & Miller 1999).
Theodore Roosevelt National Park has approximately 1,500 acres of black-tailed prairie dog colonies and is located on the eastern edge of their range.
On another occasion, sitting on a rock on a low hill, I was eating my lunch and watching the black-tailed prairie dog (gopher) colony down below when I suddenly had that strange feeling that I was being watched.
Fish & Wildlife Service is considering listing the black-tailed prairie dog as "threatened" under the Endangered Species Act but is restrained due to limited resources and a profusion of higher-priority candidates.
The National Wildlife Federation petitioned USFWS to list the black-tailed prairie dog as a threatened species in 1998, but the agency said that, while the listing was warranted, it could not take action now because of other priorities.
Because many roads went directly through or were adjacent to the black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) towns used by the bison, we could often drive directly into the herd and observe bison from a fairly close distance.
Once the black-tailed prairie dog occupied at least 100 million acres of prairie; now it lives on about 800,000.
The black-tailed prairie dog (an important indicator species of prairie health)(21) populated over 100 million acres of the Great Plains across eleven states.
Genetic variability within and among populations of the black-tailed prairie dog.
I loved them,'' she said of the critters, which included a black-tailed prairie dog, hedgehogs and a kinkajou from the South American rain forest.