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Badger filmed burying entire cow carcass in elaborate entombment over five days -

A badger has been filmed burying an entire cow carcass four times its size over five days - the biggest entombment by one of the animals ever recorded. Researchers were left baffled when one of the carcasses they leave in the desert to be monitored by ...and more »

A badger can bury a cow by itself: Study observes previously unknown caching behavior - Phys.Org

Camera trap image of a badger burying a calf carcass in Utah's Grassy Mountains, January 2016. Credit: Evan Buechley. While studying scavenger behavior in Utah's Great Basin Desert, University of Utah biologists observed an American badger do something ...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 the ...and more »

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

Badger-cow An American badger has nearly finished burying a cow, a newly observed behavior. Evan Buechley. Share. Tech & Science. At first, Evan Buechley, a doctoral student at the University of Utah, was disappointed. He'd spent a lot of time and ...and more »

Little Badger Buries Entire Cow — on Camera - Live Science

A badger rests on top of the grave of a cow that it buried. The badger was caught on camera interring the cow carcass over the course of five days. Credit: Courtesy of Evan Buechley. An industrious badger in Utah's Great Basin Desert was caught on ...and more »

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

An American badger has been captured burying the carcass of a cow – a previously unrecorded behaviour – in an astonishing display of the creature's digging prowess. The images were taken by camera traps set up by researchers who had left seven calf ...and more »

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

Badgers are known to bury their meals, but usually that's small fare, such as jackrabbits. But researchers in Utah found them caching something much bigger — dead calves. Courtesy of Evan Buechley. Email. Email. Print. Print. Twitter. Twitter ...and more »

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 »

A badger was caught on camera burying an entire cow -

For the first time, an American badger has been spotted burying an entire calf carcass in the desert. Alcoholic rats, ribless mice and a goat that lactates silk: inside Wellcome's bizarre animal show. Animals. Alcoholic rats, ribless mice and a goat ...and more »

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

A proud badger sits atop the calf it buried over the course of five days. 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 ...and more »