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Dog days: Don’t forget Punxsutawney Phil’s endangered cousins

Vancouver Island marmot

Now that you know we’re getting six more weeks of winter, why not snuggle up in front of the computer to ponder the fates of the groundhog’s less fortunate cousins. The prairie dog—the "groundhog of the West" as it is sometimes known—needs all the attention it can get. All five species of prairie dogs are [...]

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