Adult male, DOR along shoulder of Interstate 37 at Hardy Road overpass. Rural area with improved pasture and some woodlands along fencerows. Late afternoon when found but had been dead for a while. Specimen not salvaged.
A adult badger and a young badger were observed in and around a den sight in Bollinger Canyon on Rocky Ridge, west of Danville, CA and three miles south of Las Trampas Regional Wilderness.
The American badger (Taxidea taxus) is a North American badger, somewhat similar in appearance to the European badger. It is found in the western and central United States, northern Mexico, and south-central Canada to certain areas of southwestern British Columbia.