AN EPIC BATTLE ENSUES!
A black-tailed prairie dog gets the jump on a rival in a snowy mating-season fight. A new study published March 8 in the journal Science finds that female prairie dogs like to stay close to mom. Unlike many species that move away from their families to avoid competing with kin, female prairie dogs are more likely to disperse when their families move away.
(via: Live Science)
(Image courtesy of Elaine Miller Bond, www.elainemillerbond.com)

AN EPIC BATTLE ENSUES!

A black-tailed prairie dog gets the jump on a rival in a snowy mating-season fight. A new study published March 8 in the journal Science finds that female prairie dogs like to stay close to mom. Unlike many species that move away from their families to avoid competing with kin, female prairie dogs are more likely to disperse when their families move away.

(via: Live Science)

(Image courtesy of Elaine Miller Bond, www.elainemillerbond.com)

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