Caught eating again! by Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

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The black-tailed prairie dog is a rodent of the family sciuridae found in the Great Plains of North America from about the USA-Canada border to the USA-Mexico border. They were the most common prairie dog species collected in the wild for sale as exotic pets, until this trade was banned in 2003 by the United States federal government.
Black-tailed Prairie Dog (Cynomus ludovicianus) at sunset, Attica Zoological Park, Athens, Greece, Europe

Nikon D700, Nikkor 80-400 mm at 400 mm, 1/160 sec at f/ 8, ISO 200
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- Winner of the “I’m Not Fat, I’m Fluffy!” challenge of the group “Squirrels & Chipmunks”

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We live in a wonderfully diverse world made up of many cultures, landscapes and life forms. The main purpose of my photography is to showcase how much interesting and magnificent our planet is.

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  • Paulette1021
    Paulette1021over 4 years ago

    So Cute !!

  • Yes indeed… Thanks a lot Paulette!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Marriet
    Marrietover 4 years ago


  • Thank you Marriet!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • 1stImpressions
    1stImpressionsover 4 years ago

    a stunning capture

  • Thank you very much!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Alison M
    Alison Mover 4 years ago

    Awww! Great detail. Beautiful capture :))

  • Thanks a lot Ali, cheers!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Kathy Baccari
    Kathy Baccariover 4 years ago


  • With pleasure Kathy!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 4 years ago

  • Thank you Ray!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Owed to Nature
    Owed to Natureover 4 years ago

    What a perfectly chubby guy! I particularly like the little blade of grass peaking out at the top of his head. Precious. Nice shot too! ;-)

  • Thanks a lot Sylvia!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Kylie  Sheahen
    Kylie Sheahenover 4 years ago

  • Many thanks for the feature Kylie, much appreciated!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Susan Blevins
    Susan Blevinsover 4 years ago

    Soooooooooo adorable Kathy!!!!…great clarity and details….love his expression…..Susan

  • Well my name is Konstantinos, but anyway thank you very much Susan!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Susan Blevins
    Susan Blevinsover 4 years ago

    So sorry I got your name wrong….so….Susan

  • No problem Susan, don’t worry!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

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