Nothing says love like a black-tailed prairie dog — at least the folks at the St. Louis Zoo think so. (And so do the prairie dogs, we presume, who seem like a fuzzy, loving bunch.) For $45, you can “adopt” a prairie dog, with proceeds going to the care and feeding of the animals. You’ll get a 12-inch plush likeness of one of the critters, your name on the zoo parents donor wall and zoo website for a year, and an invite to the Zoo Parents Picnic. Other adoption packages are also available.
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Prairie dogs have scored a victory in Fort Collins, or at least their advocates have.
The City Council on Tuesday gave initial approval to a set of changes to the city’s Land Use Code aimed at giving prairie dogs more protection from development than they have enjoyed during the last 20 years.
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