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After Badger Buries Entire Cow Carcass, Scientists Go to the Tape - New York Times

Scientists reviewing video from camera traps watched dumbfounded as a 16-pound badger worked four days to bury a 50-pound calf carcass. Badgers, carnivores native to the American West, are generally nocturnal and spend most of their time in burrows.and more »

Watch this badger bury an entire cow - Science Magazine

Most of us probably wouldn't think of burying meat to preserve it. But the technique is a smart one in the wild, where scavengers abound. So when a male badger stumbled onto the carcass of a nearly 23-kilogram calf in Utah's Grassy Mountains, he ...and more »

Badger caught on camera burying cow carcass in world first - The Independent

A badger has been filmed burying a cow by itself in the Grassy Mountains of Utah. Astonishing footage captured by a camera trap shows the badger excavating a large hole to contain the remains of a calf carcass in behaviour never witnessed before ...and more »

Camera trap catches a badger burying a cow - Science News (blog)

The American badger is known to cache carrion in the ground. The animals squirrel away future meals underground, which acts something like a natural refrigerator, keeping their food cool and hidden from anything that might want to steal it. Researchers ...and more »

Grave-Digging Badgers Explain the Mystery of the Missing Cows - Newsweek

At first, Evan Buechley, a doctoral student at the University of Utah, was disappointed. He'd spent a lot of time and effort dragging a cow carcass to a wild area in the northwest part of the state and then staking it down to study what scavengers ...and more »

WATCH: Industrious Badger Buries Cow 3 Times Its Size - Discover Magazine (blog)

Badgers don't mess around. Of course, we already knew that, but researchers in Utah say they've found further proof of the American badger's industrious ways while studying scavenger behavior in Utah's Great Basin Desert. To watch how scavengers ...and more »

Can you dig it? Badger captured on camera burying cow - The Guardian

In an astonishing display of digging prowess, an American badger has been seen completely burying a calf carcass several times bigger than itself. Nicola Davis · @NicolaKSDavis. Fri 31 Mar 2017 11.00 EDT Last modified on Wed 14 Feb 2018 15.50 EST.and more »

First: Badger Buries Entire Cow in Shocking New Video - National Geographic

In January 2016, Evan Buechley found one of his carcasses in Utah's Great Basin had disappeared. The conservation biologist, who leaves animal corpses out in the desert and sets up cameras to record scavengers, figured a pack of coyotes had dragged ...and more »

Little Badger Buries Entire Cow — on Camera - Live Science

An industrious badger in Utah's Great Basin Desert was caught on camera burying a cow four to five times the little animal's own size. The behavior has never been seen in the wild, and it was a total surprise to the researchers who accidentally ...and more »

American badger singlehandedly buries cow – timelapse video - The Guardian

Researchers at Utah University have captured video of an American badger burying a calf carcass in Utah's Grassy Mountains. The images show the badger digging around the cow's body, which then sinks into the tunnels below, before covering it with earth.and more »