A Colony of Prairie Dogs
Heinemann-Raintree Library, 2004 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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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