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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Time-Lapse Video: 'Bad Ass' Badger Buries, Preserves, and Stashes Entire Cow - EnviroNews (blog)

(EnviroNews Utah) — A video has surfaced demonstrating an American badger (Taxidea taxus) in Utah burying an entire cow carcass — stashing it from other carnivores, preserving it for days and saving it for later, in an event labeled as “bad ass” by ...and more »