Prairie Dogs at Fort Whyte Alive

The Prairie Dog town at Fort Whyte Alive is one area you can visit without paying admission fee.  These guys live just outside the entrance.  I often stop in my car on the way out of there to take pictures if I see any activity.

DSCN0087 (800x769)DSCN0089 (800x400)DSCN0090 (800x632)DSCN0092 (800x582)

They can sure be fun to watch sometimes.  I have walked right into their town a few times and it doesn’t take long for them to start watching me, watching them.

5 thoughts on “Prairie Dogs at Fort Whyte Alive

    1. Yes, they do live in underground burrows and are very common in North America. They live in communities (called Prairie Dog towns) and have lookouts stationed to warn the others if predators approach. It is certainly fun watching them.

      Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.