Prairie Dogs on OSMP
Little Dogs of the Prairie
Ranchers and farmer compete with them for the land. Naturalists observe their curious habits. A family strolling along the Boulder Creek path might just enjoy watching them behave like a miniature family. Regardless of their perspective, most folks have an opinion about prairie dogs, and for many those sentiments are strongly held. Attitudes about prairie dogs tend to be formed around their role as competitor, as a curiosity or as a comrade.