Tag Archives: Badger cubs

Growing badger cubs

It’s been a couple of weeks since the badger cubs have emerged from the safety of the underground chambers and there have been some up’s and down’s. I discovered a dead badger cub not far from the sett. A tiny … Continue reading

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Badgers in February

The first two weeks in February are when badger cubs are born. There are usually 2-3 cubs in a litter, each being around 15-16cm long and weighing in at about 75-130g. The cubs will soon be covered in tiny grey … Continue reading

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Petition against the Badger cull

Wildlife TV presenter and cameraman Simon King set up an online petition to end the Badger cull instead of expanding in to new areas. As I write this the petition stands at 88,712. It needs 100,000 to be considered for … Continue reading

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Catch up with the badger family

I have been watching these cubs since they first emerged. Most of the time just two of them stay around the sett while the other 3 are more adventurous and explore further away. Occasionally I’ve become quite worried as I … Continue reading

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Badger weekend

I spent Friday evening down at the badgers sett. Tiny Tim was the only badger around. This one still spends most of its time near the sett. It was the smallest of the 6 cubs born this year. The nursery … Continue reading

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National Badger Week, Day 25, 26 and 27 – 30 days Wild

This week is National Badger Week with lots of activities and Badger watching going on all around the country. So I thought I would dedicate a few 30 Days Wild to Badgers. On Sunday 26th, I put my trail camera … Continue reading

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Nose to nose with an animal, Day 14 – 30 Days Wild

I went to a talk hosted by Hugh Warwick last week where he spoke about his amazing experience going nose to nose with a hedgehog. I hadn’t planned on doing the same thing with a badger, but last night I … Continue reading

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