LAFAYETTE, Colo. (CBS4) – Prairie dog activists in Lafayette worked together to get a colony released from traps.
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Recently, activists complained the prairie dogs were left in cages in the scorching heat.
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The Boulder Daily Camera reports after receiving several complaints, the city released the animals.