Episode 12: The Best Doggies (ft. Nicole Brown)
Prairie Dogs: nature's baked potatoes, terraforming engineers, and chatterboxes. Nicole Brown loves them, loves their mind-blowing communication, and loves the critical part they play in our prairie homes. Also: spiders. Lots of spiders. Spiders everywhere. Help.
Protect the prairie y'all. Burning included.
Dr. Con Slobodchikoff's amazing video on his 25 years of research.
Prairie dogs have one litter a year with only two-three pups on average. They are tasty snacks throughout life and <60% make it to their first birthday. How are they even still around? No one knows. Read more about prairie dog reproduction below: