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What do prairie dogs eat?

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Prairie dogs feed on leaves, grasses and grass roots, weeds, seeds and other plants (including crops like alfalfa and corn). They also eat grasshoppers, cutworms, bug and beetles.

The prairie dog lives in the grassland biome in North American prairie and grassland where there are three distinct areas of prairie - Tallgrass prairie, Mixed-grass prairie and Shortgrass prairie. In the United States, the greatest stretch of grassland is the prairie, extending from the Appalachians in the East to the Rocky Mountains in the West. Being in the center of the North American land mass, far from the moderating influence of major bodies of water, there is a great range of annual temperature.The dominant vegetation in these biotic communities is blue grama, mixed with galleta grass, Indian rice grass, and other grasses.

Prairedogs eat vegetables Such as raw sweet potatoes, brocolley,carrots,ferrot pellets and Timothy hay. Never give them anything with alfalfa in it it could kill the little fellers and we dont want that. Just be sure they can get a lot of excersize to run all that food off.

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