Dog Breeds

Badger

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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Mustelidae
Genus: Taxidiinae
Scientific Name: Taxidea Taxus
Type: Mammal
Diet: Omnivore
Size (L): 40cm – 75cm (16in – 29in)
Weight: 11kg – 14kg (24lbs – 30lbs)
Top Speed: 30km/h (18mph)
Life Span: 4 – 10 years
Lifestyle: Solitary
Conservation Status: Threatened
Colour: Brown, Black, White
Skin Type: Fur
Favourite Food: Worms
Habitat: Woodland and hedgerows
Average Litter Size: 3
Main Prey: Worms, Roots, Fruit
Predators: Human, Eagle, Wildcats
Distinctive Features: Flattened body and long claws

 

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