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History of Occurrence and Present Home Territory Sizes for Black-Tailed Prairie Dogs on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation
- Geaumont, Benjamin A., Sedivec, Kevin K., Mack, Wyatt
- Rangelands 2016 v.38 no.1 pp. 38-41
- American Indians, Cynomys ludovicianus, ecosystem management, home range, rangelands, territoriality, vegetation, wildlife management
- Past management and historic occupation by black-tailed prairie dogs will affect the vegetation responses to changes in management. Ecological sites have different production potential and may influence colonization by black-tailed prairie dogs. Thin Claypan ecological sites had the largest coterie home territory size at 1.8 ha but also had coteries among the smallest at 0.5 ha.