Eurasian badger

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Noun1.Eurasian badger - a variety of badger native to Europe and AsiaEurasian badger - a variety of badger native to Europe and Asia
badger - sturdy carnivorous burrowing mammal with strong claws; widely distributed in the northern hemisphere
genus Meles, Meles - in some classifications: type genus of the subfamily Melinae
Translations
tejón eurasiáticotejón europeo
mäger
mäyrä
borzeurázsiai borzeurópai borz
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1999: Differences in trappability of European badgers in three populations in England.
1986; Rolley, 1987; Knick, 1990), Red foxes (Vulpes vulpes; Chamberlain and Leopold, 2000) and European badgers (Meles meles; Kruuk and Parish, 1982; DaSilva et al.
Rabies has also been reported in other subspecies, such as honey badgers (Mellivora capensis) and European badgers (Meles meles) in Africa and Europe.
European badgers can catch and spread the form of tuberculosis that strikes mainly cattle, but farmers and animal enthusiasts have debated whether killing badgers would protect herds.

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