Facts About Badgers | livescience

Badgers are small mammals with flat, wedge-shaped bodies, broad feet with long claws and coarse hair that can be black, brown, gold or white. They are related to ferrets, minks, otters, weasels and wolverines. All of these animals are members of Mustelidae, the largest family in the order Carnivora. The classification of badgers is complex. … Read more

Animal of the month: nine facts about badgers

Badgers are short, stocky mammals that are part of the Mustelidae family. Although badgers are found in Africa, Eurasia, and North America, these animals are possibly best-known from their frequent appearance in literature, such as “Badger” from The Wind in the Willows and Hufflepuff’s house animal in the Harry Potter series, and for being a … Read more

American Badgers: Four-Legged Excavators – Grit

The American Badger (Taxidea taxus) is one of the largest members of the weasel family (Mustelidae) in North America, second only to the wolverine, and it’s one of nine species of badgers found worldwide. Its relatives include the Eurasian badger, honey badgers of Africa and Asia, minks, skunks, and ferrets. Badgers are stocky in stature, … Read more

10 Animals Founded In Lebanon

The West Asian nation of Lebanon, officially known as the Lebanese Republic, is spread out over a land area of ​​4,036 square miles. The country is home to a population of approximately 6,859,408 people. In terms of environmental conditions Lebanon is made up of four geographic areas; the Eastern Mountains (also known as the Anti-Lebanon … Read more

8 Surprising Facts About Badgers

Badgers are short-legged mammals with striped faces and sharp claws. Expert excavators and proficient hunters, there are 11 badger species in a variety of shapes, sizes, and habitats. They can weigh as little as 2 pounds or as much as 36 pounds. While some badgers are loners, others, like the Eurasian badger, coexist with other … Read more

Comparative transcriptome analysis revealed omnivorous adaptation of the small intestine of Melinae

Summary of sequencing data We obtained 168 million and 180 million 250 bp reads from Asian Badger and Northern Hog ​​Badger, respectively. After removing transcripts and unigenes below 200 bp, we obtained 335,772 transcripts and 285,159 unigenes belonging to Asian Badger and 413,917 transcripts and 362,075 unigenes belonging to Northern Hog ​​Badger (Table 1). Next, … Read more

Outdoor calendar, 7/24 | outdoors

Lincoln Journal Star Fishing event — Becoming an Outdoors-Woman: Fishing from a Kayak, 6-9 pm, Conestoga State Recreation Area. For females 16 and older. Learn about safety, gear, techniques and more. Equipment available or you can bring your own kayak and life jacket. Limited to 10 people. Cost: $15. Register: https://fb.me/e/3uiYhTUyp. Seminar — First Shots: … Read more