Badgers: Nature's Digging Machines

Cody Mitchell

What are Badgers?

Badgers are known for their strong claws and burrowing abilities.

Badgers Natural History

The name "badger" comes from Middle English and French words related to digging.

Badger Species

– There are 17 species of badgers grouped into four categories.


Badgers have a stout body, short limbs, and distinctive facial markings.

Habitat and Diet

Badgers are adaptable and can live in various habitats. They have a diverse diet ranging from earthworms to fruits.

Badgers are solitary but can be fierce when provoked. They are also known for their digging habits.

Reproduction and Lifespan

Badgers can live up to 14 years in the wild and give birth to 1-5 cubs at a time.

Are Badgers Pets?

Keeping a badger as a pet is challenging due to their wild nature.

Fun Facts

Did you know some badger homes are over 100 years old?