Badger sentence example
The badger does not usually seek to attack, but, when driven to bay, its great muscular power and tough hide render it a formidable antagonist.
Where the best coloured skins are not used for carriage rugs they are extensively dyed, and badger and other white hairs are inserted to resemble silver fox.
Fossil remains of the badger have been found in England in deposits of Pleistocene age.
P. Badger visited the chief Jacobite centres, their numbers in all Turkey had dwindled to about ioo,000 souls, owing to vast secessions to Rome.
Badger testifies that the Syrian proselytes to Rome were superior to their Jacobite brethren, having established schools, rebuilt their churches, increased their clergy, and, above all, having learned to live with each other on terms of peace and charity.Advertisement
Tradition centres rather upon the fox (kitsune) and the badger (mujina), which are credited with supernatural powers, the former being worshipped as the messenger of the harvest god, while the latter is regarded as a mischievous rollicker.
The badger-ward, who was usually attached to a bear-garden, kept his badger in a large box.
Other animals, more or less common, are the black-tailed deer, the jackrabbit, the badger, the skunk, the beaver, the moose and the weasel.
The otter, martin and badger may be mentioned among the rarer wild animals, and the weasel, ermine and pole-cat among the more common.
The dachshund, or badger hound, is of German origin, and like the basset hound was originally an elongated distorted hound with crooked legs, employed in baiting and hunting badgers, but now greatly improved and made more definite by the arts of the breeder.Advertisement
Of existing species the bear, wild-boar, badger, roe-deer and chamois may occasionally be seen in the remotest wilds of mountain and forest.
They are now chiefly valued for the hair, that of the European badger being used in the manufacture of the best shaving-brushes while the softer hair of the American species is employed for the same purpose, and also for painters' pencils, and the fur is used for articles of ladies' apparel and trimmings.
In these plains the fox is most abundant, and the badger and hedgehog are found.
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The badger is the largest member of the Mustelid family and Britain's largest land carnivore.Advertisement
The American badger (Taxidea americans) ranges over the greater part of the United States, and in habits closely resembles the European species, but seems to be more carnivorous.
The Malay badger (Mydaus meliceps) is confined to the mountains of Java (where it is called the teledu), Sumatra and Borneo.
Among the wild animals are the lion, tiger, leopard, lynx, brown bear, hyena, hog, badger, porcupine, pole-cat, weasel, marten, wolf, jackal, fox, hare, wild ass, wild sheep, wild cat, mountaingoat, gazelle and deer.
Among animals peculiar to the forest regions are a tiger-cat about the size of a leopard, the honey badger or black Ituri ratel and the elephant shrew.
Even worse, they find an orphaned badger cub.Advertisement
This year the government badger cull starts in May.
I fail to believe that a badger called lizard (the greatest) could beat my rabbit flash Gordon!
At the Cape they are known to the Dutch as Bass (badger), which has been anglicized into "dassie."
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What we do know is that some of the badger clans are almost transient, possibly nomadic!
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Full details can be found in our news story, Protected sett attacked by badger diggers.
The tiny speckled ultramarine badger quickly devoured the moldy old spam fritter.
If you have a rabbit hutch on your lawn, the rabbit will be at risk if the badger can gain entry.
This makes it an offense to kill, injure, capture or cruelly ill-treat a badger, or to interfere with a badger sett.
He wis only a laddie at the time, an Badger wid whiles tak him oot for a nicht at the rabbits.
The badger has a special opening (called a gland) under its tail, which produces a smelly liquid called musk.
In Glen Affric a few sessile oaks can be found at the eastern end of the glen near Badger Falls.
We are working to stamp out all forms of badger persecution.
Here is a graph of the correlation between badger roadkill tuberculosis prevalence and cattle tuberculosis incidence.
The absence of specialized equipment, such as badger tongs, or delving rods for tracing tunnels.
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In habits the fox is to a great extent solitary, and its home is usually a burrow, which may be excavated by its own labour, but is more often the usurped or deserted tenement of a badger or a rabbit.
Lastly, acknowledgment must be made of the great value of the Catalogue of Nestorian writers, by `Abadisho' of Nisibis, the latest important writer in Syriac. It was edited by Assemani in the 3rd part of his Bibliotheca orientalis, and has been translated into English by Badger.
Foxes, squirrels, otters, snakes (smooth snake, grass snake and adder), butterflies (some of them peculiar to the district), and an occasional badger range the forest freely.
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Foxes, too, and badger are dyed a brownish black, and white hairs inserted to imitate silver fox, but the white hairs are too coarse and the colour too dense to mislead any one who knows the real article.
These may be holes among riverside tree roots, outlying badger setts or enlarged rabbit burrows.
Few will be unmoved when a badger pauses, with a paw half cocked, and raises its snout in the air.
They send terrier dogs down into the sett to corner the badger.
Badger extermination is not a viable way to control bovine tuberculosis in cattle, researchers in Ireland have decided.
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Badger Healing Balm is a fairly well-known and highly rated salve.
There are several types of Badger Balm for different purposes.
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The chestnut covers considerable areas in Prigord, Limousin and Beam; resinotis trees (firs, pines, larches, &c.) form fine forests in the Vosges and The indigenous fauna include the bear, now very rare but still found in the Alps and Pyrenees, the wolf, harbouring chiefly in the Cvennes and Vosges, but in continually decreasing areas; the fox, marten, badger, weasel, otter, the beaver in the extreme south of the Rhne valley, and in the Alps the marmot; the red deer and roe deer are preserved in many of the forests, and the wild boar is found in several districts; the chamois and wild goat survive in the Pyrenees and Alps.
The cage, laced with peanuts, was intended to snare any badger tempted by the easy meal.
One of these (genus Meles) includes the Eurasian badger which is found in Britain.
Badgers ' sett is defined at Section 14 as any structure or place indicating current use by a badgers ' sett is defined at Section 14 as any structure or place indicating current use by a badger.
It is easy to grasp the basics of badger surveying and one square should only take a day to survey.
Whenever a drawing was arranged, bets were made as to how many times the dog, usually a bull-terrier, would draw the badger, i.e.
As soon as the dog succeeded in doing this the animals were parted, often by the attendants biting their tails, and the badger was again shut up in his box, which, at a signal from the time-keeper, was again opened.
Then the badger's tail is split, a chain put through it, and fastened to the stake with such ability that the badger can come up to the other end of the place.
The name "suckers" was applied generally to all the people of Illinois, and the name "badgers" to the people of Wisconsin and "badger state" to the state.
In the alpine region are found the badger (Meles taxes), the ermine (Putorius ermineus) and six other Mustelidae, the wild dog (Canis alpinus), the common and the black-eared fox (C. melanotis), while the corsac fox (C. corsac) is met with only on the plains.
Approach every badger with extreme care - even a which is apparently comatose may move suddenly!
The first class includes the isabelline bear, badger, pole-cat, ermine, roe and fallow deer, wild ass, Syrian squirrel, pouched marmoset, gerbill and leopard.