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Lab tests show that prairie dogs find the bait “delicious”

The US Fish and Wildlife Service has a plan to save endangered black footed ferrets from sylvatic plague by dropping vaccine-laced M&Ms from drones to prairie dogs in Montana. (Guardian) [more inside]
posted by Clinging to the Wreckage on Jul 15, 2016 - 24 comments


Chubby little prairie dog requires aid, plz. (slYT)
posted by Kitteh on Aug 28, 2014 - 41 comments

Here comes a tall, thin, yellow human!

After more than 25 years of studying the calls of prairie dog in the field, one researcher managed to decode just what these animals are saying. And the results show that prairie dogs aren't only extremely effective communicators, they also pay close attention to detail.
posted by cthuljew on Jun 2, 2013 - 33 comments


Alan! Alan! Alan! Alan! Alan!
posted by Christ, what an asshole on Aug 19, 2009 - 49 comments

Chip, seconds before Dale kills him ...

The best five-second video on the Internet. Safe for work; watch speaker volume.
posted by bwg on Jun 20, 2007 - 85 comments

No! Not the ferrets! Aaaaaah!

No! Not the ferrets! Aaaaaah!
A wee dilemma for animal rights supporters. Should the prairie dogs be moved to a new location? Or fed to endangered black-footed ferrets (cue Psycho music)! The horror.
posted by CRS on Jun 14, 2001 - 7 comments

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