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FDA rules foster underground resistance

Prairie dog lovers defy agency ban on the furry critters

By Diedtra Henderson
Globe Staff / August 16, 2007

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Some people think of prairie dogs as affectionate pets. To the government, however, the animals are a potential source of disease. As a result, anyone who captures, transports, sells, or barters prairie dogs now must receive written permission from the Food and Drug Administration. (Full article: 376 words)

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