Category Archives: Badgers

Un Science An Animal

#UnscienceAnAnimal has been a hashtag on Twitter all day today. I thought I would have a go myself. Does anyone else have any funny names for badgers?    

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Last photos of 2018

It’s been another busy and exciting year in 2018. There always seems to be something to new to discover or learn about. I had a weeks work experience at The Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, saw glow worms for the … Continue reading

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How often does a badger change its bed?

Badgers use a variety of materials as bedding, depending on the time of year. Most commonly used is dry grass, leaves, bracken, hay, straw and moss. They use also Bluebells and other green material during the Spring, which as it … Continue reading

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Badger Bones

A couple of weeks ago I found the remains of a dead badger. Not much, a few hairs and a pile of bones. With the close proximity of the badger to my local sett I’m guessing that this badger belonged … Continue reading

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Badger Trust Symposium 2018

Saturday 10th November was this years Badger Trust Symposium. Conferences or symposiums are a fantastic way to learn more about a group, species or organisation. The day started off with a couple of talks about Bovine TB coming from speakers … Continue reading

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The People’s Walk For Wildlife

I’ll be taking part in Chris Packham’s ‘The People’s Walk for Wildlife’ not only for the Badgers being killed as I write this, the declining Hedgehogs, the Water Voles losing their habitat or all the other mammals, birds, insects and … Continue reading

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Snuffling on through

The badgers are struggling on through with the lack of water. The side stream has been dry since May and the large, back stream is now very low. Along with lots of other badger watchers all over the country who … Continue reading

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