Prairie Dogs: America's Meerkats - Language

Prairie Dogs: America's Meerkats - Language

Each species of prairie dogs has different dialects in their vocalizations.

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Key Facts In This Video

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    Prairie dogs have alarm calls for specific predators. (0:38)

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    Additionally, prairie dogs have different calls for different shapes. (4:45)

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    Tail-flagging is another way the species communicates messages to one another, yet what the meaning of the message is yet unknown. (6:27)

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