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Kelsi Nagy and Phillip David Johnson II

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780816680542

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816680542.001.0001

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Prairie Dog and Prejudice

Prairie Dog and Prejudice

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(p.124) 6 Prairie Dog and Prejudice
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Trash Animals
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Kelsi Nagy

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University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816680542.003.0007

In this essay, Kelsi Nagy examines the disparity in attitudes over prairie dogs, which wildlife biologists view as an important keystone species and farmers, ranchers and land developers view as an inconvenient varmint. Nagy’s essay examines the controversy and myths surrounding public perceptions of prairie dogs and their management.

Keywords:   animals, trash, invasive species, wildlife management, animal ethics, urban wildlife

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