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Web Links

   

Acme Pet
http://acmepet.com/exotic/pdogfaq.html
This fascinating and informative site offers details on keeping prairie dogs as pets.

Mischief’s Prairie Dog Central
http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Prairie/8393/i_pdcentral.html
Burrow through diverse links to sites on prairie dogs.

Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center
http://www.npsc.nbs.gov/resource/distr/mammals/mammals/prairie.htm
Learn about the black-tailed prairie dog at the Biological Resources division of the United States Geological Survey.

Ronnie Dog
http://www.eventwriter.com/ronnie/
Meet the first pet prairie dog to have his own Web site.

Smithsonian
http://www.smithsonianmag.si.edu/smithsonian/issues98/mar98/prairie.html
See another magazine site on prairie dogs.

Texas Parks and Wildlife
http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/nature/wild/mammals/prairie.htm
This site presents a wildlife fact sheet on the black-tailed prairie dog.

Utah Prairie Dog
http://ucs.byu.edu/bioag/botany/rushforth/www/conserve/endanger/DOG.HTM
Brigham Young University’s Conservation Biology program provides information on the rare Utah prairie dog.

   

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NGS Resources

WORLD

 

Wilsdon, Christina. “Gaining Ground.” Pages 2-5, February 1997.

WORLD

 

Sunquist, Fiona. “A Fighting Chance for Ferrets.” Pages 15-18, September 1996.

Map

 

“Prairie Provinces.” NGM map supplement, December 1994.

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC

 

Chadwick, Douglas H. “The American Prairie: Roots of the Sky.” Pages 90-119, October 1993.

Book

 

Fisher, Ron. The Heartland of a Continent: America’s Plains and Prairies. 1991.

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC

 

Hodgson, Bryan. “North Dakota-Tough Times on the Prairie.” Pages 320-347, March 1987.

Map

 

“The Making of America: The Central Plains.”, NGM map supplement September 1985.

WORLD

 

“Playful Prairie Dogs.” Pages 2-5, March 1983.

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC

 

Farney, Dennis. “The Tallgrass Prairie: Can it be Saved?” Pages 37-61, January 1980.

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC

 

Clark, Tim W. “The Hard Life of the Prairie Dog.” Pages 270-281, August 1979.

   

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Additional Resources

   

Chace, G. Earl. Wonders of Prairie Dogs. Dodd, Mead, 1976.

Costello, David Francis. The World of the Prairie Dog. Lippincott, 1970.

Hoogland, John L. The Black-Tailed Prairie Dog: Social Life of a Burrowing Mammal. University of Chicago Press, 1995.

Manning, Richard. Grassland: the History, Biology, Politics, and Promise of the American Prairie. Penguin, 1997.

Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw. Prairie Dogs. Clarion Books, 1993.

Samson, Fred B. Prairie Conservation: Preserving North America’s Most Endangered Ecosystem. Island Press, 1996.

   

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