Badger (Meles meles) adult, backlit at sunset, scratching its ears, Derbyshire, UK, May
Badger (Meles meles) adult, backlit at sunset, scratching its ears, Derbyshire, UK, May. Winner of the Animal Behaviour category of the British Wildlife Photography Awards (BWPA) Competition 2017.
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Honey badger, Mellivora capensis, and grison
Honey badger, Mellivora capensis, and grison or South American glutton, Galictis cuja. . Handcolored copperplate stipple engraving from Frederic Cuvier's Dictionary of Natural Science: Mammals, Paris, France, 1816. Illustration by J. G. Pretre, engraved by Madame Massard, directed by Pierre Jean-Francois Turpin, and published by F.G. Levrault. Jean Gabriel Pretre (1780-1845) was painter of natural history at Empress Josephine's zoo and later became artist to the Museum of Natural History.
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October 1908: A whip with a dead badger killed by the hounds during the Grafton Hunt's cub hunting. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)
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