hog badger


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Related to hog badger: Arctonyx collaris, American badger

hog badger

n
(Animals) a SE Asian badger, Arctonyx collaris, with a piglike mobile snout. Also called: sand badger
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hog badger - southeast Asian badger with a snout like a pighog badger - southeast Asian badger with a snout like a pig
badger - sturdy carnivorous burrowing mammal with strong claws; widely distributed in the northern hemisphere
Arctonyx, genus Arctonyx - a genus of Mustelidae
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The park is home to wild water buffalos, swampdeers, tigers, elephants, hog badgers, capped langurs, hoolock gibbons, wild boars, jackals, wild buffalos, pythons, and monitor lizards.
China's Wildlife Conservation Association made the public appeal last week after a report by China's state-run news channel CCTV said that restaurants in Jiangxi province are serving state-protected wild animals like rhesus monkeys, hog badgers, Chinese bamboo rats and wild geese.
According to reports, carcasses of 14 rhinos, 475 hog deer, 30 wild boars, 5 porcupines, 1 wild buffalo, 1 elephant, 2 hog badgers, 10 swamp deer, 2 pythons, 18 sambers and a fox have been found so far.