The cameraman can be heard saying: 'Now he's taunting him', as the fearless rodent looks around before slowly walking towards the alligator.'Oh my god...', a woman says, as the prairie dog edges closer towards the fierce reptile. ', as the prairie dog climbs on top of the alligator's nose.
Among the earliest accounts of native peoples are the 1537 journal of Cabeza de Vaca and the 1680s chronicle by the Frenchman Henri Joutel, one of La Salle’s colonists on the Texas coast.
For decades, the prevailing theory was that they used a corridor running along what’s now Alberta’s western border that emerged as the Ice Age ended, creating an ice-free route to the continent’s interior.
But new studies are casting doubt on that idea and instead pointing to a route along the coast.
Adult males, called toms or gobblers, have a large, featherless, reddish head, red throat, and red wattles on the throat and neck. Juvenile males are called jakes; the difference between an adult male and a juvenile is that the jake has a very short beard and his tail fan has longer feathers in the middle.
The adult male's tail fan feathers will be all the same length.