Last week’s photo was a chipmunk. In the same vein, this week I offer you a prairie dog! No, we don’t have prairie dogs here on the East Coast. A few years back, I took a road trip across much of the country with my husband and son. In Wyoming, we stopped to see Devils Tower National Monument. As we approached this remarkable, 900-foot geologic feature, we passed first through a town of about 600 prairie dogs. (I’m not anthropomorphizing; “town” is the correct term for a prairie dog community.) Here is one of the residents.
(OK, apparently I hit the wrong date when I scheduled this post, so we have a Friday Photo on a Thursday. Watch for a bonus prairie dog tomorrow, when it really is Friday.)