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Noun1.Cynomys - prairie dogsCynomys - prairie dogs        
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Sciuridae, Sciuridae - a mammal family of true squirrels including: ground squirrels; marmots; chipmunks; flying squirrels; spermophiles
prairie dog, prairie marmot - any of several rodents of North American prairies living in large complex burrows having a barking cry
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Badgers in South Dakota displayed selection for prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) burrows at multiple scales demonstrating specialization for a prey resource that was highly concentrated and predictable over space and time (Grassel and Rachlow, 2018).
DEP'T OF GAME, FISH, & PARKS, supra note 3, at 1 ("In response to a petition to list the black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) in 1998, several states began a cooperative process to retain management of this species.").
Although rats were traditionally the host for Ypestis, the prairie dog, Cynomys gunnisoni, is a host in the United States.
Climate, soils, and connectivity predict plague epizootics in black-tailed prairie dogs (Cynomys ludovicianus).
montanus has largely abandoned typical nesting substrate in closely cropped grasses and bare soil of prairie dog Cynomys ludovicianus towns for the bare soil of plowed fields in areas of intense cultivation (McConnell et al.
Previous work has shown that abnormalities at the enamel-dentin junction and in dentin morphology form during hibernation (a "hibernation mark") on lower incisors of obligate hibernators within the ground squirrel genera Urocitellus, Ictidomys, and Cynomys, as well as in one facultative hibernator, Cynomys ludovicanus.
Ademas, existen poblaciones de tejon (Taxidea taxus Baird) y zorra del desierto (Vulpes velox Say) como especies clave (CONABIO, 2013), destacando la presencia de colonias de perrito llanero (Cynomys mexicanus Merriam), especie endemica considerada en peligro de extincion segun la NOM-059-SEMARNAT-2010 (DOF, 2010).
Si bien la densidad de madrigueras de mara es baja comparada con las densidades reportadas para otros organismos considerados ingenieros de ecosistemas, como el conejo europeo (Oryctolagus cuniculus; 250 bocas/ha en la peninsula Iberica; Delibes Mateos y Galvez Bravo, 2009) o el perro de la pradera (Cynomys ludovicianus; 52.7 madrigueras/ha en Mexico; Ceballos et al., 1999), la oferta de este recurso no seria limitante para su uso, ya que solo el 26% de las madrigueras fueron utilizadas por otras especies de vertebrados.
Prevalence of Eimeria (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) in reintroduced Gunnison's prairie dogs (Cynomys gunnisoni).
Black-tailed prairie dogs (Cynomys ludovicianus) in free-ranging colonies in Colorado grew much more watchful when researchers broadcast recordings of highway noise.