|Trisha the Prairie Dog
was the main attraction.
Co starring with Trisha were the
The kids learned all about
Prairie Dogs. Some of the things that they learned were:
Prairie Dogs live in
the mid west part of the United States.
They are part of the
Prairie Dogs are not
really dogs but rodents like the squirrel.
They live about 15
feet underground in tunnels that branch off into a roundish room.
Prairie Dogs live to
be about five years old in captivity, but no one is really sure how long
they live in the wild.
They are actually good
for the environment and help many types of grasses to grow.
Farmers used to think that they were competitors but are slowly learning
that they can help their cattle by encouraging the growth of grass that
the cattle feed on.
Prairie Dogs are very
sociable in the wild and they sure are in captivity.
Here are some of the
Trisha with her friend