Badgers are quite fierce
Badger hair is farmed commercially in China, primarily to make shaving brushes.
Not the friendliest guy to come across
While this looks like a smile, ot was accompanied by a lot of hissing and other threatening noises.
Baby raccoon peeking out from inside a hollow log.
They hunt prey by digging and chasing it underground
A badger emerges from it's burrow
Badgers can get almost entirely flat to the ground.
An African Spurred tortoise. It's natural habitat range is along the south edge of the Sahara in Africa.
This young raccoon, exploring it's surroundings, is sniffing a wild rose.
Badgers are the State animal of Wisconsin, and the mascot of the University of Wisconsin
Badger at the entrance to it's burrow.
In the UK, badgers are protected by legislation - while in other countries their meat is a cheap delicacy!
Baby raccoon peering out from behind a branch of the wild rose bush.