Average size: 24 - 30 lbs. / 16 - 29 in
Average lifespan: 4 - 10 years
Habitat description: Badgers can be found throughout Europe and in parts of Western Asia. They are found living in burrows in forested areas.
Behavior: Badgers are solitary animals, spending most of their time digging burrows with elaborate tunnel systems. They feed and a variety of insects, worms, roots, and berries.
Current news/event & conservation status: The current status of the Badger is "threatened", with their primary threats being humans, eagles, and wildcats.
A Badger can burrow up to 15 feet underground!