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Boulder relocates 500 prairie dogs

5:47 PM, Oct 29, 2013   |    comments
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BOULDER- The City of Boulder is relocating about 500 prairie dogs to nearby grasslands, because they are causing some damage to the Foothills Community Park.

The project comes up to about $66,000 to move all of the prairie dogs. That works out to just over $132 per animal.

Certain residents who have seen the traps think it is too expensive, however the city is also receiving a lot of support as well.

The city reports that killing the prairie dogs is a last resort.

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