An Animal Mystery By Alyssa Cheslek
This book is all about a mystery animal. Can you guess what I am? Here is your first clue: I live in North America on grassy lands.
Shelter The shelter I use is burrows. A burrow is a hole under ground that animals live in.
Prey/ food I eat grass, insects, and other plants. I have long front teeth to chew grass. I eat all day.
How it lives/Information about how it survives â€˘ My whole family lives with me. We call where we live a town. Many families make up a town.
Body information I am a furry rodent. A rodent is a furry animal that has sharp teeth. My fur is tan, white ,and black. I am only 2 or 3 pounds. I am related to squirrels. My babies are born in nursery burrows. They are born blind and hairless. I have 3 or more babies. I have a fat little body.
Other Facts â€˘ We bark to warn each other. We groom, kiss, and play with each other.
Have you guessed what I am? Iâ€™m a prairie dog.
References â€˘ All pictures and information were from Pebblego.com. â€˘ To learn more about prairie dogs, go to http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/ani mals/mammals/prairie-dog/ .