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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 )

- 911 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 )

- 947 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 )

- 958 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 )

- 1029 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 )

- 1760 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 )

- 1764 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 )

- 1827 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 )

- 1831 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 )

- 1940 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 )

- 1971 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 )

- 2060 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 )

- 2079 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.
Boulder Could Loosen Rules for Killing Some Prairie Dogs
Animals  (tags: Prairie Dogs, killing wild animals, cruelty, AnimalCruelty )

- 2175 days ago -
Since 2000, the city of Boulder has made it a goal to humanely trap and relocate prairie dogs whenever the conflict between nature and man reaches an impasse
Black-Tailed Prairie Dogs Denied Endangered Species Act Protections
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, prairie dogs, protection denied, environment, habitat, endangered, wildlife )

- 2256 days ago -
Black-tailed prairie dogs were denied protection under the Endangered Species Act today. The ruling came after federal officials concluded the once-common ground squirrels show signs of rebounding after decades of poisonings, shootings, the plague,
Lethal New Poison Could Exterminate Black-Tailed Prairie Dogs Plus Kill Whooping Cranes and Golden Eagles
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, poison, exterminate, prairie dogs, habitat, environment, protection, killing, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 2282 days ago -
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is currently considering whether to approve a poison, appropriately named Kaput-D, that would be used to exterminate black-tailed prairie dogs. Last week, the Center for Biological Diversity submitted comments

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