Meet Our Animals > Badger
Quick Facts
Native to Great Lakes, Great Plains, Western United States and Canada, and Northern Mexico
Primary Diet Small mammals, lizards, snakes, insects, brids, and carrion
Adult Weight 9 to 27 pounds
Lifespan 4 to 7 years
Status Stable

Badger

Badgers are fearless, feisty, solitary, nocturnal animals that spend much of their life underground. They are extremely fast, efficient diggers. They hunt underground and surprise their prey by digging directly into their burrows.

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Mammal

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