American badger

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Noun1.American badger - a variety of badger native to AmericaAmerican badger - a variety of badger native to America
badger - sturdy carnivorous burrowing mammal with strong claws; widely distributed in the northern hemisphere
genus Taxidea, Taxidea - in some classifications considered a genus of subfamily Melinae
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High gene flow in the American Badger overrides habitat preferences and limits bradscale genetic structure.
The American badger has a dark head with a white line on its forehead and neck.
Applicants can rest assured that this site has long-term viability that will allow them to fully mitigate their impacts." Black Mountain's location benefits a number of protected species, including desert tortoise, Mohave ground squirrel, American badger, desert kit fox, loggerhead shrike and Le Conte's thrasher, as well as waters of the state of California.
The American badger (Taxidea taxus) is one of the largest members of the weasel family (Mustelidae) in North America, second only to the wolverine, and it's one of nine species of badgers found worldwide.
While not quite the same thing, the American badger has been discovered doing something along those lines: burying the carcass of an entire calf all by itself.
The American badger (Taxidea taxus) is a generally solitary animal, usually hunting without the assistance of other badgers or other species (Long, 1973).
During this time, respiratory illness developed in a 12-year-old male American badger (Taxidea taxus taxus), a 19-year-old female Bornean binturong (Arctictis binturong penicillatus), and a 7-year-old blackfooted ferret (Mustela nigripes) housed in a San Diego zoological garden.
The species include the Barn Owl, Eastern Prairie Fringed-Orchid, Engelmann's Quillwort, Few-flowered Club-rush, Jefferson Salamander, American Badger, Peregrine Falcon, Western Silvery Aster and Wood Turtle.
Observations of interactions between swift fox and American badger. The Prairie Naturalist 38:63-64.
Taxidea taxus (American badger).--The American badger was collected from three counties in the Permian Basin.
ABSTRACT: In a 1955 mail survey, Indiana conservation officers reported the North American badger (Taxidea taxus) from 33 counties in Indiana.

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