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Prairie Dog

Introduction - Prairie Dogs

On this page of Desert Animal Facts you will find interesting information listed about Prairie Dogs including their description, where they live, and how they communicate. There are five species of Prairie Dogs all of which live in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. They live in a wide variety of dry regions including deserts such as the Great Basin, Mojave, and Chihuahuan deserts. In the United States they are found in Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah, and a few other states mainly west of the Mississippi River. The below information is written for both kids and adults.

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Prairie Dog Species

There are five species of Prairie Dogs, they are:

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