County relocates prairie dogs to a new home
September 15, 2017
For a week, metal cages sat atop each prairie dog mound in the open space bordering Highway 52 and 79th Street.
The hope was to capture and relocate 100 black-tailed prairie dogs. Ultimately, 84 critters were apprehended in the sprung traps and then moved to a more spacious location.
Each trap was baited with sweet feed, consisting of oats, grains and sunflower seeds, a mixture prairie dogs l...