Badger - Surrey, UK - Their lower jaws are articulated to the upper by means of transverse condyles firmly locked into long cavities of the skull, so dislocation of the jaw is all but impossible. This enables the badgers to maintain their hold with the utmost tenacity, but limits jaw movement to hinging open and shut, or sliding from side to side.

Badger Portrait by Peter Denness. I love badgers.they are temperamental, but have such a cute face!

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Lions aren't the only ones who are full of energy and determination! Plus I didn't know before that badgers can fight off wolves! We Hufflepuffs are fiercer than most people think!

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Badger - Badgers can be fierce animals and will protect themselves and their young at all costs, are capable of fighting off dog-packs and fighting off much larger animals, such as wolves and bears.

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The badger is Wisconsin's state animal, a ferocious fighter with 4" long claws. Still,  residents respect and admire them, and keep their distance! The badger is the animal that dachshunds were bred to hunt for. 'Dachs' as in badger, and 'hund' as in hound.

WISCONSIN State Animal, the Badger, is a ferocious fighter with long claws. Wisconsin's 'nickname' is The Badger State. Residents respect & admire badgers, and keep their distance!

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Top to bottom: European badger, Asian badger, and Japanese badger. Interesting that all three species have the distinctive head markings.

omg, this is so stinking cute: Miniature swinging hang in there badger safety by FeltCuriousShop

Needle felted badger Miniature swinging hang in there badger safety by FeltCuriousShop

The Wisconsin state animal....cute looking, but tough, determined little things...guess that is why we are the Badger State..!

badgers are one of my favorite animals. I remember coming across one at night on a country lane. I was transfixed