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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 »

A badger can bury a cow by itself - Science Daily

Date: March 31, 2017; Source: University of Utah; Summary: While studying scavenger behavior in Utah's Great Basin Desert, biologists observed an American badger do something that no other scientists had documented before: bury an entire calf carcass ...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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Shocking Video Shows Bad-Ass Badger Burying Entire Cow By Itself - Huffington Post

University of Utah scientists who spent the winter studying how scavengers in the Great Basin handle the cold weather discovered something unprecedented in the annals of science: A very industrious badger managed to bury an entire cow carcass by itself ...and more »

Holy cow: Badger filmed burying entire bovine in the desert (VIDEO) - RT

Researchers in the US have witnessed a practice never before recorded on film – an American badger using its digging skills to corner the 'scavenger market' and bury a whole cow. A University of Utah study suggests that the hardy omnivores may actually ...and more »

Single badger buries entire cow - New Atlas

Badgers are known to bury food items underground for later consumption, but new research has revealed just how deep they are willing to dig. Camera traps have caught a single badger burying an entire cow carcass, the first evidence of the scavenger ...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 »