Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Prairie dogs on the lam from Ohio zoo

POWELL, Ohio -- An Ohio zoo is trying to round up runaway prairie dogs and is asking its neighbors for help. The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium said Friday 11 of the critters wriggled their way out of temporary quarters and so far only four have been recovered. Assistant Curator Jeremy Carpenter says in a statement there's no reason to believe the animals have left zoo property. But he says nearby residents are being asked to watch for prairie dogs, just in case. Source

1 comment:

Doris Sturm said...

They are just so cute...I saw a whole bunch of them when I visited Colorado years ago and enjoyed watching them pop out of the ground and standing upright next to their entrance holes just sniffing the air - so adorable!