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Date of this Version

December 1979


The data used in this report was acquired during an investigation conducted for the Development Planning and Research Associates Incorporated located here in Manhattan, Kansas: This is a private consulting firm. Their permission to use this information is greatly appreciated. There are four species of prairie dogs in the United States. These are the black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus), white-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys leucurus), Utah prairie dog (Cynomys parvidens) and Gunnison's prairie dog (Cynomys gunnisoni) (Jones et al, 1975).