The black-tailed prairie dog is a rodent of the family Sciuridae found in the Great Plains of North America from about the United States-Canada border to the United States-Mexico border. Unlike some other prairie dogs, these animals do not truly hibernate. The black-tailed prairie dog can be seen above ground in midwinter.
Similar species: Rodents
Uploaded Nov 28, 2018. Captured Sep 2, 2015 17:13 in W River Rd, Sentinel Butte, ND 58654, USA.