Prairie Dogs near Chimney Rock

As I was driving out of the Visitor Center and back towards the paved road I noticed a bunch of prairie dogs running around.  I had seen prairie dogs in the Badlands when I was up in South Dakota at the beginning of my trip but I didn’t have my digital camera then so the pictures weren’t all that great.

I waited until one popped his head out to see if the coast was clear.

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Then I parked my car and waited for more to appear.  It didn’t take long.

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