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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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Thankfully, the badgers weren't harmed on this occasion, although there was some damage to the sett.
If badgers are injured, instinct means they tend to retreat into their sett to die.
Badger activity will increase and it is more likely that badgers will be killed on our roads," said the deputy farming minister.
As part of an extensive survey, badgers found dead throughout Wales are being collected and examined for signs of bovine TB.
Meanwhile, Brian's ever more desperate attempts to build an enclosure capable of keeping Stoffel and his mate Hammi from breaking out are doomed as the honey badgers outwit him at every turn.
The culling of badgers will not stop the spread of TB.
The original number of badgers was revised downward, fair enough since no estimate is perfect, to an initial population of 1450.
IN attempting to lay the blame for bovine TB spread not on cattle and the farming industry - where it clearly belongs - but on badgers, John Bostock (Letters, Sept 10) insults hundreds of thousands of caring conservationists who want to see this pernicious respiratory disease brought under control for the sake of farmers, cattle and badgers.
Fifty 'badgers' danced to Queen guitarist's own version of the popular YouTube Badgers song, which was inspired by Queen's hit record Flash.
THE Badger Trust has threatened to take legal action against a group of farmers who plan to gas badgers in their setts.
GANGS who get a sick thrill from killing wildlife are increasingly unleashing their specially-bred dogs on badgers throughout Wales' countryside.