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Once Thought Extinct, North America's Rarest Mammal May Bounce Back
Animals  (tags: ferrets, Prairie Dogs, North America, mammals, AnimalWelfare, animals, endangered, environment, protection, wildanimals )

- 72 days ago -
"There are quite a few prairie dogs in the West still, despite the fact that they've been reduced by 90 percent plus since historical times," he adds. "The problem is that they fluctuate wildly, due to drought and because of this plague."
Stop Development From Endangering Threatened Utah Prairie Dogs! - The Petition Site
Animals  (tags: US Fish and Wildlife Service, Prairie Dogs, habitat destruciton )

- 152 days ago -
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has granted permits to Garfield and Iron counties to expand development on the Utah prairie dog's habitat. Development would kill more than 8,000 prairie dogs over three years!
TAKE ACTION NOW! Prevent Extermination of Prairie Dogs - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, prairie dogs, extermination, endangered, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, humans, habitat, environment, animalcruelty )

- 193 days ago -
Prairie dogs are commonly found throughout Colorado, but some areas are already attempting to evict the animals from their habitats by poisoning their colonies.
Group Wants Prairie Dog Hunt Canceled (TEXT and VIDEO)
Animals  (tags: prairie dogs, animal rights, killing, New Mexico, activists, ethics, culture, society, abuse, violence, sadness, news )

- 539 days ago -
Gunhawk says it will not cancel the prairie dog hunt and they're doing it because prairie dogs cause problems for farmers and ranchers.
The Complex, Secret Language of Prairie Dogs - Video
Animals  (tags: animals, communication, habitat, humans, prairie dogs, research )

- 575 days ago -
A little info on Prairie Dog language -
Prairie Dogs' Language Decoded By Scientists
Animals  (tags: prairie dogs, wildanimals, wildlife, science, protection, research, biology )

- 585 days ago -
Did that prairie dog just call you fat? Quite possibly. On The Current Friday, biologist Con Slobodchikoff described how he learned to understand what prairie dogs are saying to one another and discovered how eloquent they can be.
End the Shooting of Prairie Dogs on Public Lands
Animals  (tags: prairie dogs, protection, killing, wildlife, wildanimals, humans, animalrights, animals, abuse )

- 657 days ago -
Please join WildEarth Guardians and send your message to the U.S. Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management to request stronger protections for prairie dogs on public lands.
ACTION ALERT: "Rodenator" Sets Prairie Dogs On Fire ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION!
Animals  (tags: prairie dogs, colorado, rodenator, prairie dogs burned alive, horrific cruelty, suffering )

- 1387 days ago -
Residents in a north Boulder neighborhood found themselves awoken Tuesday morning by what has become a familiar and terrifying sound -- prairie dog burrows being blown up by a device known as the "Rodenator."
ACTION ALERT: Prairie Dogs Deserve A Better Solution ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION!
Animals  (tags: prairie dogs, protection, poisoned, cruelty, slaughtered, welfare, wildlife )

- 1392 days ago -
He is one of the few that actually survived the Sunport massacre. Even after the hole that he and his family called home was filled in with poison, newspaper, and dirt, this small prairie dog managed to live.
Utah Dogged With a C- on Handling Prairie Dogs
Animals  (tags: animals, prairie dogs, wildanimals, population, protection, wildlife, habitat, environment, animalwelfare )

- 1455 days ago -
For the second consecutive year, Utah earned a below average grade on how it protects prairie dog populations, despite millions that have been spent in relocation efforts and habitat preservation.
Colorado Works to Bolster Gunnison's Prairie Dog
Animals  (tags: animals, prairie dogs, rodents, environment, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, animalwelfare )

- 1459 days ago -
State wildlife officials are trying to combat plague in order to shore up populations of Gunnison's prairie dog,a species that considered a candidate for federal protection.The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has said the species is eligible for protection
Utah Prairie Dog Court Victory
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, prairie dogs, Utah, protection, environment, wildlife )

- 1568 days ago -
A federal court decided yesterday that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) must reconsider its 2007 decision rejecting a higher level of Endangered Species Act (ESA) protection for Utah prairie dogs.
Relocation for Praire Dogs- Not Poision ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, prairie dogs, environment, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 1599 days ago -
We ask that South Dakota be dis-allowed to poision praire dogs in favor of relocting them. Survival of the prairie dog is critical to the continued existence of the prairie ecosystem, one of the most endangered ecosystems in the world.
Ban The EPA From Using Rozol for Prairie Dog Control ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, prairie dogs, Rozol, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 1688 days ago -
I recently discovered a disturbing article talking about the use of Rozol, an anticoagulant, as a means of prairie dog control. This is more disturbing than you can imagine. The EPA uses this method because it is less time consuming but it is cruel
White-Tailed Prairie Dog Denied Endangered Species Act Protections
Animals  (tags: animals, Prairie Dogs, wildanimals, wildlife, animalwelfare, animalrights, law, conservation, environment )

- 1707 days ago -
DENVER -- The high-altitude cousin of the black-tailed prairie dog has also been denied federal protection.The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service announced Thursday that the white-tailed prairie dog does not merit protection under the Endangered Species Act.

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