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John Hoogland

John L. Hoogland is a Professor of Biology at the University of Maryland's Appalachian Laboratory, and has studied prairie dogs for the last 33 years. He is the author of Conservation of the Black-Tailed Prairie Dog: Saving North America's Western Grasslands.
Conservation of the Black-Tailed Prairie Dog

Conservation of the Black-Tailed Prairie Dog

Saving North America's Western Grasslands

The prairie dog is a colonial, keystone species of the grassland ecosystem of western North America. Myriad animals regularly visit colony-sites to feed on the grass there, to use the burrows for shelter or nesting, or to prey on the prairie dogs...