A Colony of Prairie Dogs

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Heinemann-Raintree Library, 2004 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Why do prairie dogs live in colonies? How do prairie dogs greet each other? What jobs do prairie dogs have? Find the answers to these and many more questions in A Colony of Prairie Dogs. Many mammals live alone, but prairie dogs live together in a large group called a colony. Read this book to look at the fascinating life and habits of prairie dogs and to see how a colony works.
 

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Contents

What Is a Prairie Dog Colony Like?
6
What Do Prairie Dogs Eat?
12
Do Prairie Dogs Talk to Each Other?
20
What Dangers Does a Colony Face?
26
Index
32
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About the author (2004)

Richard Spilsbury has worked in educational publishing for over ten years. He is an author, editor, and illustrator of nonfiction books for young people. His works include On the Film Set, Plant Classification, and Plant Parts. He co-writes many of his books with his wife Louise Spilsbury.

Louise Spilsbury worked in educational publishing before becoming a freelance author. She has written or co-written over 200 nonfiction books for young people. She has written titles on almost every subject, from science and geography through to world affairs, social issues, art, history, and literacy. These include books in the Tales of Invention series, Ice Age, and the Young Explorer series. She co-writes many of her books with her husband Richard Spilsbury.

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