The Laboratory With Leaves (Part 14): Badgers

Badgers are the largest remaining carnivores in Britain, ghostly quiet, distinctively smelly, and built for one purpose: digging.

Over 30 years worth of research in Wytham Woods has shed light on the curious habits of these nocturnal bumblers, charted their family trees, and challenged the efficacy of controversial culling policies, bringing us closer to understanding these cautious set-dwellers than ever before.

 

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