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

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Recent observations

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What

American Badger Taxidea taxus

Observer

rjadams55

Date

May 2, 2014

Description

When we first saw the badger it was exploring right next to the road. We found a pullout farther down and watched as she continued to explore the ridge line near the road and then casually meandered to a nearby hillside.

Photos / Sounds

What

American Badger Taxidea taxus

Observer

julieahotz

Date

June 16, 2015 06:37 PM MDT

Description

Badger?

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Badger Taxidea taxus

Observer

cullen

Date

June 12, 2015 10:20 PM CDT

Description

I got a great look at the badger but was unable to get a photo. It apparently was digging.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

American Badger Taxidea taxus ssp. jeffersonii

Observer

jhenryh

Date

April 10, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Saw an American badger walking through my neighbourhood in central Ottawa.

It was quite clearly a badger - not a skunk or opossom. Got a good look at it in the early morning (perhaps around 4am)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Badger Taxidea taxus

Observer

lastime

Date

September 25, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

The camera wasn't set up to record the proper date.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Badger Taxidea taxus

Observer

bjoelle

Date

May 22, 2015

Description

So sad to see this. Looked like it had just happened. By the time I left Shell Beach, someone had removed it.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Badger Taxidea taxus

Observer

pkleeman

Date

May 20, 2015 11:45 PM PDT

Description

So sad to see a roadkill badger.

Photos / Sounds

What

American Badger Taxidea taxus

Observer

chris_hass

Date

May 20, 2015 08:55 AM MDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Badger Taxidea taxus

Observer

pkleeman

Date

May 15, 2015 10:36 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Not a happy badger; don't know what happened to it.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Badger Taxidea taxus

Observer

leptonia

Date

June 6, 2013

Description

A pregnant-looking (and thus presumably female...) Badger waddled/scurried out of some medium-height grass in front of me and then crouched low near the edges of riparian woods. Near Carmel River Mouth.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

American Badger Taxidea taxus ssp. jeffersonii

Observer

coreyjlange

Date

May 30, 2011

Photos / Sounds

What

American Badger Taxidea taxus ssp. taxus

Observer

coreyjlange

Date

July 17, 2012

Place

Malta, MT (Google, OSM)
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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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