Government wants protection restored for Utah prairie dogs

Government wants protection restored for Utah prairie dogs

In this Aug. 6 photo, a prairie dog looks from a artificial burrow made from irrigation piping after arriving at the remote site in the desert, some 25 miles away from Cedar City, Utah.
A prairie dog is released at a new colony after being trucked some 25 miles away from Cedar City, Utah.
A technician with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources releases a prairie dog at it’s new colony after it was trucked some 25 miles away from Cedar City, Utah.

Government wants protection restored for Utah prairie dogs

In this Aug. 6 photo, a prairie dog looks from a artificial burrow made from irrigation piping after arriving at the remote site in the desert, some 25 miles away from Cedar City, Utah.
A prairie dog is released at a new colony after being trucked some 25 miles away from Cedar City, Utah.
A technician with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources releases a prairie dog at it’s new colony after it was trucked some 25 miles away from Cedar City, Utah.
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