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badger

1. a coat color in dogs that consists of a mixture of white, gray, brown and black. May occur in patches. Seen in a variety of hound breeds and the Great Pyrenees dog.
2. a burrowing carnivore in the family Mustelidae.

American badger
Taxidea taxus; found in western North America. Called also taxel.
badger dog
literal translation of dachshund.
Eurasian badger
Meles meles. Important as a reservoir and maintenance host for Mycobacterium bovis in areas of the United Kingdom.
ferret badger
hog badger
Arctonyx collaris; found in Southeast Asia; called also hog-nosed badger, sand badger.
hog-nosed badger
see hog badger (above).
Japanese badger
melesanakuma.
sand badger
see hog badger (above).
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Badger Alloy makes a variety of stainless and high alloy steels to produce fluid and dry powder handling castings and impeller castings.
This conclusion was reached based on cage trapping badgers rather than the untested cheap option of free shooting, where maiming badgers who will run and die a painful death is unavoidable.
FOCUS Badger culls are set to take place to tackle bovine TB, but a protection group is to mount a court challenge
Another two men, Christopher Holmes, 28, and Malcolm Warner, 28, both from York, were handed 12-week custodial sentences suspended for 12 months after they pleaded guilty to wilfully killing a badger, digging for badgers and interfering with a badger sett.
Seven hundred trees are being felled in the woodland next to Warwick University and a member of the public has told police he believes a badger sett has been destroyed.
A Northern Badger Groups spokesman said: "Badger baiting is still a problem in the UK despite badgers having protection from the Protection of Badgers Act 1992.
The plan to kill badgers to supposedly stop the spread of tuberculosis in cattle is a cruel and misguided attempt to place the blame for TB in cattle somewhere other than where it belongs - in my view, with the meat and dairy industries.
There has to be some efforts made to save the badger, any loss of life to a species should be avoided.
If a cow contracts the disease it is destroyed, but if a badger catches it, it is allowed to roam around freely and infect other animals," she said.
Badger Truck Center invite you to keep a lookout for the brightly wrapped Bublr Bikes Ford Transit van as it cruises around the Milwaukee streets.
National charity, the Badger Trust, says badgers are still suffering cruelty despite new protections in the 2004 Hunting Act.
These shocking pictures apparently show the moment a group of youths gather to see a badger blasted by a gun or air rifle.