Now, some of you might know that prairie dogs are actually a type of ground squirrel. Yes, ground squirrels! This blog has tended to focus on tree squirrels, but I also have great affection for ground squirrels. In fact, I think that if I were a squirrel, I would be a ground squirrel.
Anyway, the prairie dogs were HILARIOUS. Their cage was basically just an open pit of dirt, but they sure kept themselves busy with all that dirt! Many of them were digging, especially the baby prairie dogs (who were absolutely adorable... I wanted to steal one). Some of the were eating, and there was also some cleaning and snuggling going on between the adults. Best of all, you could buy prairie dog snacks and FEED them! And so we did! I think we spent at least twenty minutes at the prairie dog exhibit. We're super cool.
Oh, and there was one little prairie dog who thought he could escape his exhibit! B was smart enough to take some video of it. Enjoy! I know I did!