Prairie Dogs : An Ecological Review and Current Biopolitics

  title={Prairie Dogs : An Ecological Review and Current Biopolitics},
  author={Brian John Miller},
In recent years, people have interpreted scientific information about the black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) in various, and sometimes conflicting, ways. Political complexity around the relationship among black-tailed prairie dogs, agricultural interests, and wildlife has increased in recent years, particularly when prairie dogs occur on publicly owned lands leased to private entities for livestock grazing. Some have proposed that estimates of prairie dog (Cynomys spp.) numbers… CONTINUE READING
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