A Skittish Prairie Dog Falls Off a Pedestal When a Nearby Human Sneezes Loudly

A rather skittish prairie dog who was perched atop a pedestal was so startled by a human sneeze that the little creature fell to the ground while jump-yipping to the other prairie dogs nearby.

An excellent explanation of how prairie dogs communicate.

More prairie dogs jump-yipping.

Lori Dorn
Lori Dorn

Lori is a Laughing Squid Contributing Editor based in New York City who has been writing blog posts for over a decade. She also enjoys making jewelry, playing guitar, taking photos and mixing craft cocktails.