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    • American Badger
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    • Taxidea taxus
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Photos / Sounds

What

Badger Taxidea taxus

Observer

johnkarges

Date

July 21, 2014 08:05 PM CDT

Description

Adult badger ran across SH118 at ~2000 hrs in daylight. Desert xeric scrub shubland south of Kent, TX. The two photographs are poor and not even definitive or diagnostic as to the badger's identity but it was an adult badger. It ran across the road as I approached at highway speed and both photos are through the windshield. The badger ran to the south through the mowed shoulder vegetation (hence the "badger butt in a bush" photo), through the fenceline and into the dense shrubland of the pasture. In the better photo, the animal is disappearing into the vegetation (upper dead center), in the poorer one it is the blob in the center of the photo.
N30.96256 W-104.16898

Photos / Sounds

What

American Badger Taxidea taxus

Observer

johnkarges

Date

July 18, 2014 05:05 PM CDT

Description

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.
N29.14021 W-98.42909

Photos / Sounds

What

American Badger Taxidea taxus

Date

July 9, 2014 11:06 AM CDT

Description

DOR

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

American Badger Taxidea taxus

Observer

rpatowers

Date

May 3, 2014

Description

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.

Photos / Sounds

What

American Badger (Taxidea taxus) Taxidea taxus

Observer

speiden

Date

July 9, 2014 08:30 AM MDT

Description

den

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Badger Taxidea taxus

Observer

bouteloua

Date

June 29, 2014 07:28 PM CDT

Description

Roadkill

Photos / Sounds

What

American Badger Taxidea taxus

Observer

joetgen

Date

June 19, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Badger Taxidea taxus

Observer

lupe

Date

June 7, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

American Badger Taxidea taxus

Observer

dglasco

Date

May 2, 2014 07:50 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Badger Taxidea taxus

Observer

drdebo

Date

April 27, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

American Badger Taxidea taxus

Observer

laurba

Date

April 15, 2014 11:00 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Badger Taxidea taxus

Observer

idanourbakhsh

Date

February 22, 2014 01:47 PM MST
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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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