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American Badger

Taxidea taxus

Family

Mustelidae. The weasel family.

Conservation Status

Not endangered.

Distribution

From S.W. Canada into central Mexico and Baja, and east into Ohio.

Habitat

Dry, open country around rodent colonies.

Factoid

The badger is well known for its incredible ability to DIG!

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