But the little animal described here is now well known as the prairie-dog,—an unfortunate and misleading name.
The dog-towns are their game preserves, but how are they to catch a prairie-dog!
She knew every prairie-dog town in the region, as well as all the best places for Mice and Rabbits.
As soon as the prairie-dog sat up with some food in his hand she froze into a statue.
Then, when again the prairie-dog dropped down to seek more fodder, she made a quick dash, and bore him off kicking and squealing.
A prairie-dog hole is shaped like a funnel, going straight down.
The prairie-dog with the outlying den was really an easy prey, but the town was quite compact now that he was gone.
See our volume xxiii, p. 113, for Blackfeet badge of prairie-dog band.
When the prairie-dog folk found out that he was gone they were very sorry.
See badges of prairie-dog and Raven bands in our volume xxiii, p 113.
To pop up one's head from an office cubicle: Dilbert depicts prairie-dogging