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  • English
    • American Badger
    • Badger
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    • Taxidea taxus
  • Spanish
    • Tlalcoyote
    • Tejón
  • French
    • blaireau d'Amérique

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What

American Badger Taxidea taxus

Observer

nmcnear

Date

September 28, 2016 10:35 AM PDT

Description

Two 8" diameter, deep burrows and a newish-looking scat about 15 feet away that I believe is also badger. Note the large claw marks on the side of the burrow wall.

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What

American Badger Taxidea taxus

Date

September 24, 2016 09:49 AM ICT

Place

Sonora, MX (Google, OSM)

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What

American Badger Taxidea taxus

Observer

cporter

Date

April 17, 2016 03:03 PM MDT

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American Badger Taxidea taxus

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nathanrains

Date

September 6, 2016 05:27 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

American Badger Taxidea taxus

Observer

lee13

Date

August 31, 2014 06:00 PM MDT

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What

American Badger Taxidea taxus

Observer

turtleford-brent

Date

September 7, 2016 07:22 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

This badger was out in a pasture. It ran to its burrow, but remained above ground as I drove through the pasture.

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What

American Badger Taxidea taxus

Observer

kilika

Date

July 12, 2016

Description

Saw a badger crossing Alpine Rd on my way to work in the morning. Not too often do you get to see these guys, so pretty neat.

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What

American Badger Taxidea taxus

Observer

elinpierce

Date

September 17, 2016 11:04 AM CDT

Description

Active badger den

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American Badger Taxidea taxus

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dlnarango

Date

July 12, 2014 10:09 AM EDT

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American Badger Taxidea taxus

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jesus_salazar

Date

August 6, 2011

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What

American Badger Taxidea taxus

Observer

aztracker

Date

September 14, 2016 09:10 AM MDT

Description

Foot length measure taken did not include toenails

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What

American Badger Taxidea taxus

Observer

tsirtalis

Date

September 23, 2008 06:19 PM MDT
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Description from Wikipedia

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.

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