BLACK-TAILED PRAIRIE DOG
- Native to: The Black-tailed Prairie Dog is native to Canada, North America and Mexico.
- Diet: Prairie Dogs are herbivores and eat roots, herbs, grasses and leafy plants.
- Lifespan: up to 8 years in captivity.
- IUCN Status: Least Concern.
- Fun Facts: They are highly social and live family groups known as coteries. These coteries live in extensive underground burrows known as towns.