Boars and badgers are more rarely seen.
RATEL, or Honey-Badger, the name of certain Indian and African small clumsy-looking creatures of about the size and appearance of badgers, representing the genus Mellivora in the family Mustelidae.
The fauna includes wild boars, wolves, foxes, badgers, partridges, quails and snipe.
The last bear was killed in the Harz in 1705, and the last lynx in 1817, and since that time the wolf too has become extinct; but deer, foxes, wild cats and badgers are still found in the forests.
A few bears and wild boars and lynxes find shelter in the remoter forests, with many badgers, wolves, foxes, wildcats, martens and weasels.
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.
Sosens monkeys and badgers constitute the one possible exception, but the horses, oxen, deer, tigers, dogs, bears, foxes and even cats of the best Japanese artists were ill drawn and badly modelled.
Cram, in their American Animals (1902), "they dig burrows for themselves or else take possession of those already made by badgers and prairie-dogs.
Foxes, martens, weasels, badgers and otters are to be found everywhere; bears are found in the Alps, wolves are rare, but they find their way sometimes from French territory to the western provinces, or from Poland to Prussia and Posen.
There are deer (at least five species), boars, bears, antelopes, beavers, otters, badgers, tiger-cats, marten, an inferior sable, striped squirrels, &c. Among birds there are black eagles, peregrines (largely used in hawking), and, specially protected by law, turkey bustards, three varieties of pheasants, swans, geese, common and spectacled teal, mallards, mandarin ducks white and pink ibis, cranes, storks, egrets, herons, curlews, pigeons, doves, nightjars, common and blue magpies, rooks, crows, orioles, halcyon and blue kingfishers, jays, nut-hatches, redstarts, snipe, grey shrikes, hawks, kites, &c. But, pending further observations, it is not possible to say which of the smaller birds actually breed in Korea and which only make it a halting-place in their annual migrations.
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.
This task should be done working inwards from the outer ring to reduce the risk of infected badgers moving outwards to a clean area.
When badgers were more abundant than they now are, their skins, dressed with the hair attached, were commonly used for pistol furniture.
Badgers, hares and rabbits are found everywhere, and prairie-dogs are so numerous in some places as to be considered a nuisance.
In Japan 3 people chiefly transform themselves into badgers.
advertisements in national newspapers, opposing the cull of any infected badgers.
affection for badgers.
alginate gel beads as a means to deliver the vaccine orally to badgers.
badgers Two young badger cubs, courtesy of Gerald James.
DEFRA is culling badgers to deal with TB in cattle.
MAFF will not be killing badgers in the ' closed season ' from 1 February to 30 April.
That study claims to have achieved huge reductions in bovine TB by exterminating badgers.
It also shows that TB-infected badgers are not found in areas where there are few or no cattle.
We treat injured badgers, where appropriate in our holding pens.
The culling of diseased badgers was never going to be popular.
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.
Additional data are available from post mortem examination results of badgers killed on herd breakdown farms.
coop at night, they will be safe from foxes, dogs, badgers and poachers.
In a BBC2 transmission " Wild in Your Garden " in May 2003, Simon King advised using creosote soaked rags to repel badgers.
There is a three month closed season from February to April to protect female badgers with dependent cubs.
culling of diseased badgers was never going to be popular.
culling badgers to deal with TB in cattle.
digging for badgers.
Some birds like to eat them, but these native British earthworms are well loved by badgers too.
electrify with local wild badgers should be avoided by the installation of suitable electrified fencing outside the enclosure where appropriate.
epidemiology of tb in badgers and cattle.
exterminatey claims to have achieved huge reductions in bovine TB by exterminating badgers.
The animals that have been spotted include fallow deer, badgers, foxes, stoats and hares.
Contact with local wild badgers should be avoided by the installation of suitable electrified fencing outside the enclosure where appropriate.
field trial of a vaccine to combat tuberculosis in badgers has been launched by the government.
Badgers, like too many children, have a very sweet tooth, which can prove very harmful for them.
A very useful tool for checking tb incidence among badgers would the PCR.
He said: " There are still badgers on my farm, it is not indiscriminate killing.
killing badgers is controversial as they are a protected species.
killing of badgers.
Animals include beech martens, wildcats, genets, badgers, wild boar and common, pygmy and Etruscan shrews.
The mammals include moose, wild boar, deer, beavers, wolves, badgers, otters and lynx.
odourending on your point of view badgers either have: a vaguely pleasant musky perfume, a musky odor just plain ' ol stink!
one-off donation to support our work on behalf of badgers.
Is it true that badgers go " mad " for unsalted peanuts?
In the past, a variety of chemical repellents have also been tried to deter badgers from gardens.
Chris uses his exceptional presenter skills to explain why Badgers are so sparing of their ' poo ' and why some birds eat snot.
Jan From John S, UK Badgers are a protected species.
tuberculosis in badgers has been launched by the government.
tuberculous badgers was 1 per active sett.
Habitat Badgers live in setts, a network of underground tunnels which they dig using their strong claws.
In the arid valleys coyotes (prairie wolves), rabbits and badgers are found.
RATEL, or Honey-Badger, the name of certain Indian and African small clumsy-looking creatures of about the size and appearance of badgers, representing the genus Mellivora in the family Mustelidae (see Carnivora).
All badgers were culled at setts where one or more seropositive animals were caught.
Share your days with gentle deer, scampering squirrels, secretive badgers, soaring buzzards and hawks in the wild, private Leny glen.
However, it remains the case that the role - if any - that badgers play in the transmission of bovine TB remains unproven.
The third quartile of tuberculous badgers was 1 per active sett.
The only exceptions to this are a tiny minority of badgers which show distinct, visible tuberculous lesions.
They were originally used to pursue foxes, badgers, otters and vermin.
the black or double-horned rhinoceros, common in central Ogaden; leopards, abundant in many districts, and daring - they have given their name to the Webi Shebeli (" River of the Leopards "); panthers; spotted and striped hyenas (the latter rare); foxes, jackals, badgers and wild dogs; giraffes and a great variety of antelopes.
The skull is conical, stout and heavy, and the teeth, although sharper and less rounded than those of badgers, are less suited to a carnivorous diet than those of stoats, weasels and martens.
The wild animals are bears, wolves, foxes, lynxes, wild cats, badgers, otters, martens, stoats and weasels.
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