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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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David Thomas, 51, described as joint owner of Cwm Bowydd Farm, was found guilty of unnecessary suffering to a badger by causing it to fight with dogs, causing unnecessary suffering to two foxes by keeping them caged close to dogs causing the foxes to be terrified, and other animal welfare allegations.
But the town's Badger Sett, a group of children aged seven and 10, is looking for volunteer leaders to support the children.
On Friday, June 30th, 2017, Badger Truck Center welcomed customers, vendors and employees to celebrate the accomplishment.
ONE of the most painful sights I've seen in 35 years of animal rescue has been the spectacle of a baby badger cub trying to suckle from its dead mother beside a busy road.
These shocking pictures apparently show the moment a group of youths gather to see a badger blasted by a gun or air rifle.
Reports of badger and coyote (Canis latrans) interactions in the scientific literature date as far back as 1883.
Badger activity will increase and it is more likely that badgers will be killed on our roads," said the deputy farming minister.
He really rips you to pieces," smiles Brian Jones, a South African who rashly keeps a honey badger called Stoffel as a pet on his sanctuary for injured wildlife.
THE reason for the recent march in Birmingham was to stop the barbaric shooting of badgers.
Current knowledge of badger landscape use primarily has come from the western United States where badgers are relatively abundant (Lindzey, 1978; Todd, 1980; Messick and Hornocker, 1981; Minta, 1993; Goodrich and Buskirk, 1998), but little is known about badger landscape use outside of that core area.
The Alice in Wonderland logic appears not even to consider that the rate of transmission of disease from badger to cow (or is it the other way round) is surely dependent upon both the number of badgers per square mile and the ratio of cows to badgers.