White-tailed prairie dog

White-tailed prairie dog

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Sciuridae
Subfamily : Sciurinae
Species : Cynomys leucurus

 

Keywords: white , black

The White-tailed prairie dog is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the whitetailed prairie dog
A young / baby of a whitetailed prairie dog is called a 'whelp or pup'. The females are called 'bitch' and males 'dog or sire'. A whitetailed prairie dog group is called a 'pack, litter (young), kennel, gang or legion'.
Countries
United States

Facts about the white-tailed prairie dog

(xxii) Gunnison's prairie dog, Sciuridae Family (Cynomys gunnisoni) is controlled for collection, importation and possession; (xxiii) Utah prairie dog, Sciuridae Family (Cynomys parvidens) is prohibited for collection, importation and possession; (xxiv) White-tailed prairie dog, Sciuridae Family (Cynomys leucurus) is controlled for collection, importation and possession; (xxv) Chipmunks, except Yellow-pine chipmunk, Sciuridae Family (Tamias and Eutamias) are noncontrolled for collection, and controlled for importation and possesion; (xxvi) Yellow-pine chipmunk, Sciuridae Family, (Tamias amoenus) is controlled for collection, importation and possession;

Animal Description: The White Tailed Prairie Dog is affectionate and fun loving, they are becoming more popular in captivity.

Associated Press The white-tailed prairie dog is no longer on the list of animals being considered for endangered species status.

  The white-tailed prairie dogs are also located within BLM lands in Montana.

CNE's campaign to protect and recover the white-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys leucurus) is a major component of our Great Divide work.

Range of the White-tailed Prairie Dog The highly imperiled white-tailed prairie dog is found in the "Sagebrush Sea" of central and western Wyoming, northwestern Colorado, northeastern Utah, and south-central Montana.

rodents) Category: Mammals » Rodents Animal Description: The White Tailed Prairie Dog is affectionate and fun loving, they are becoming more popular in captivity.

speciesid=347 White-tailed Prairie Dog - Discover The Outdoors: White-tailed Prairie Dog (Cynomys leucurus ) Physical Description The white-tailed prairie dog is a chubby rodent that is a member of the squirrel family.

The groups said the white-tailed prairie dogs are critical to the health of the sagebrush ecosystem because they provide food for other species and crucial habitat for other native plants and animals.

the white-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys leucurus) is similar in size and coloring, but

Where White-tailed Prairie Dogs are Found

White Tailed Prairie Dog is a 'pest' (an unwanted organism) that can be controlled through the use of pesticides.

White-Tailed Prairie Dog or Cynomys leucurus is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Lower Risk/Least Concern .

White-tailed prairie dogs are found across the western half of Wyoming, western Colorado, the eastern portion of Utah, and a small portion of southern Montana.

White-tailed prairie dogs are medium-sized squirrel-like rodents and are smaller than the only other prairie dog found in Montana - the black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludoviscianus).

White-tailed prairie dogs are one of five prairie dog species in North America; two of the species are already listed under the Endangered Species Act, and in 2000, the Fish and Wildlife Service determined that a third (the black-tailed prairie dog) also warranted listing.

The white-tailed prairie-dog, Cynomys leucurus, is one of three prairie-dog species found in Utah, occurring in the northeastern part of the state. (Full text)

White-tailed Prairie Dog Cynomys leucumsHabitat: White-tailed prairie dogs are animals of open shrublands, semidesert grasslands, and mountain valleys. (Full text)

"Gunnison's and white-tailed prairie dogs are clearly species requiring immediate management attention," says Sterling Miller, NWF senior wildlife biologist. (Full text)

White-tailed prairie dogs are found across the western half of Wyoming, western Colorado, the eastern portion of Utah, and a small portion of southern Montana. (Full text)

Location: White-tailed prairie dogs are found across the western half of Wyoming, western Colorado, the eastern portion of Utah, and a small portion of southern Montana. (Full text)

The white-tailed prairie dog is approximately 13 to 15 inches long and weighs around one to three pounds. (Full text)

(xxiv) White-tailed prairie dog, Sciuridae Family (Cynomys leucurus) is controlled for collection, importation and possession; (xxv) Chipmunks, except Yellow-pine chipmunk, Sciuridae Family (Tamias and Eutamias) are noncontrolled for collection, and controlled for importation and possesion; (xxvi) Yellow-pine chipmunk, Sciuridae Family, (Tamias amoenus) is controlled for collection, (Full text)

The White-tailed Prairie Dog is from the order Rodentia. (Full text)

More animals beginning with W

Custom Search
Contact Us | ©2011 TheWebsiteOfEverything.com | Privacy information | White-tailed prairie dog