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

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Recent observations

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American Badger Taxidea taxus

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e-albright

Date

March 26, 2014 06:30 PM PDT

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American Badger Taxidea taxus

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dpom

Date

February 5, 2016 11:45 AM PST

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American Badger Taxidea taxus

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direbecca

Date

February 5, 2016

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Description

Running away with tail up, after we surprised each other. Glad I got to see it's beautiful face before it left. First time meeting a wild one!

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American Badger Taxidea taxus

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fundad

Date

June 30, 2013

Description

Found DOR-Dead on Road

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American Badger Taxidea taxus

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marsrice

Date

February 3, 2016 10:55 AM MST

Description

Road kill

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American Badger Taxidea taxus

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carloscarrera

Date

January 29, 2016 12:48 PM CST

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(Somewhere...)

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American Badger Taxidea taxus

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e-albright

Date

February 1, 2016 04:36 PM PST

Description

Possible badger den. Opening approximately 8" wide and 1 foot deep before backfill. No tracks present due to recent rain.

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American Badger Taxidea taxus

Date

January 19, 2016

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American Badger Taxidea taxus

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jmaughn

Date

January 25, 2016

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(Somewhere...)

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American Badger Taxidea taxus

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dmh

Date

May 21, 2015

Description

Saw 1 female with 2 kits crossing the Mack Lake Trail Road, although I was not able to photographer the badgers crossing, was able to follow their tracks in the opposite direction and found a series of burrows they had been using about 50 m off the road (see photos).

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American Badger Taxidea taxus

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rosybadillo

Date

January 1, 2016

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(Somewhere...)

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No photos or sounds

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American Badger Taxidea taxus

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jonathanpiazza91

Date

December 29, 2015 04:08 AM PST

Description

Dead on road.

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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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