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The badger is one of the most well known of British mammals, Closely related to weasels and otters.
It is mainly nocturnal and semi- hibernates during the worst of the winter although will sometimes emerge during mild spells.
It is a large powerful animal with the larger male being up to 76cm long.
They live in communal setts which can be established for a hundred years or more.
They are completly omnivorous eating anything edible they come across from birds eggs to fruit.
This one has been tempted by peanut butter sandwiches.