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Badger mystifies science world by burying whole cow - 9news.com.au;

Badger mystifies science world by burying whole cow - 9news.com.au

9news.com.auBadger mystifies science world by burying whole cow9news.com.auScientist Evan Buechley, from the University of Utah, was trying to collect more information about the eating habits of scavengers when he scattered a number of animal carcasses in the Utah desert last year and started recording. When the carcass of a ...and more »

Amazing video from U of U shows badgers can bury large animals to eat later - fox13now.com;

Amazing video from U of U shows badgers can bury large animals to eat later - fox13now.com

fox13now.comAmazing video from U of U shows badgers can bury large animals to eat laterfox13now.comUniversity of Utah researchers just discovered the fact with video evidence that is taking the Internet by storm. "I didn't really set out to study badgers at all," said Evan Buechley, a Ph.D. candidate in conservation biology at the University of Utah ...and more »

A Badger Was Caught On Camera Burying A Cow All By Itself - Carbonated.tv (blog);

A Badger Was Caught On Camera Burying A Cow All By Itself - Carbonated.tv (blog)

Carbonated.tv (blog)A Badger Was Caught On Camera Burying A Cow All By ItselfCarbonated.tv (blog)“I was pretty bummed because it was a ton of work to drive these carcasses out into the desert," Evan Buechley said to the Guardian regarding the incident. This is weird - a badger burying a cow. Filmed by @UUtah https://t.co/2rU22B9Tss. — Matin ...and more »

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

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

Huffington PostShocking Video Shows Bad-Ass Badger Burying Entire Cow By ItselfHuffington PostUniversity 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 »

Animal Magic - The Times (subscription)

Animal MagicThe Times (subscription)Academic research about scavengers in Utah does not often make for interesting headlines. “Badger Buries Calf” may be the exception. Having deposited the carcasses of seven calves across a rural area, two undergraduate biologists installed hidden ...and more »

New U. research, video show badger's ability to bury large animals - KSL.com

New U. research, video show badger's ability to bury large animalsKSL.comSALT LAKE CITY — University of Utah researchers studying behaviors of badgers found an interesting new habit of badgers previously unknown about the mammals, according to a new study released Friday. The researchers learned that badgers are ...and more »

Badger filmed single-handedly burying cow over five days - ITV News;

Badger filmed single-handedly burying cow over five days - ITV News

ITV NewsBadger filmed single-handedly burying cow over five daysITV NewsShocked scientists have discovered that the American Badger has the ability to bury carcasses of animals much larger than itself, after observing one badger single-handedly bury a cow. Researchers at the University of Utah were studying scavenger ...and more »

Hard-working badger caught on video burying whole calf to feast on later - CBC.ca;

Hard-working badger caught on video burying whole calf to feast on later - CBC.ca

CBC.caHard-working badger caught on video burying whole calf to feast on laterCBC.caAn enterprising pair of badgers caught burying calf carcasses in the desert may help repair the animals' reputation as pests. University of Utah biologists were observing scavenger behaviour in Utah's Great Basin Desert when they first witnessed an ...and more »

Watch a badger bury an entire cow carcass in Utah desert - Salt Lake Tribune;

Watch a badger bury an entire cow carcass in Utah desert - Salt Lake Tribune

Salt Lake TribuneWatch a badger bury an entire cow carcass in Utah desertSalt Lake TribuneWildlife biologist Evan Buechley, a University of Utah doctoral candidate, was baffled last year when he visited test sites in the West Desert where he had staked down calf carcasses two weeks before to observe scavenger behavior. One of the carcasses ...and more »

This small badger buried entire cow by itself — and it was all caught on camera - USA TODAY;

This small badger buried entire cow by itself — and it was all caught on camera - USA TODAY

USA TODAYThis small badger buried entire cow by itself — and it was all caught on cameraUSA TODAYThe week of freaky animal stories continues. Following the nightmarish report of the Indonesian man eaten by a python earlier this week, now we've got news about a badger burying an entire cow. After scientists set up cameras to keep tabs on the ...and more »

badger news - The Week Magazine;

badger news - The Week Magazine

The Week Magazinebadger newsThe Week MagazineThey say you can accomplish anything if you set your mind to it, although often that is much easier said than done. But whenever a task seems insurmountable, just think of the steady determination of this 24-pound badger burying a 51-pound cow calf in ...and more »

Watch This Industrious Badger Bury an Entire Cow by Itself - Gizmodo;

Watch This Industrious Badger Bury an Entire Cow by Itself - Gizmodo

GizmodoWatch This Industrious Badger Bury an Entire Cow by ItselfGizmodoCamera traps set up in Utah's Great Basin Desert have captured unprecedented behavior showing a badger burying an entire cow by itself. Incredibly, the buried carcass was able to sustain the badger for months. Advertisement. To protect its food from ...and more »

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

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

Discover Magazine (blog)WATCH: Industrious Badger Buries Cow 3 Times Its SizeDiscover 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 »

Utah researchers record badger burying entire cow carcass - UPI.com;

Utah researchers record badger burying entire cow carcass - UPI.com

UPI.comUtah researchers record badger burying entire cow carcassUPI.comA badger gives a satisfied look to a Utah researcher's camera after spending five days burying an entire cow carcass. Screenshot: University of Utah/YouTube. March 31 (UPI) -- A team of Utah researchers captured the first-ever video of an unusual ...and more »

Watch As Badger Buries Entire Cow - eOntarioNow;

Watch As Badger Buries Entire Cow - eOntarioNow

eOntarioNowWatch As Badger Buries Entire CoweOntarioNowToronto – A single badger has been caught on video burying the carcass of a full grown cow. The behavour has never been captured on video before. Researchers from the University of Utah wanted to study scavenger behavior in Utah's Great Basin Desert.and more »

Footage shows badger burying an entire cow carcass - Daily Mail;

Footage shows badger burying an entire cow carcass - Daily Mail

Daily MailFootage shows badger burying an entire cow carcassDaily MailWhile badgers are known to bury other items, including food stashes, nobody knew that they would, or even could, bury an animal carcass four times their size. The amazing footage was captured by researchers in the Grassy Mountains of Utah. See below ...and more »

Single badger buries entire cow - New Atlas;

Single badger buries entire cow - New Atlas

New AtlasSingle badger buries entire cowNew AtlasBadgers 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 »

American badger burying a calf carcass four times its size has been captured on video - International Business Times UK;

American badger burying a calf carcass four times its size has been captured on video - International Business Times UK

International Business Times UKAmerican badger burying a calf carcass four times its size has been captured on videoInternational Business Times UKBadgers can bury animals that are much bigger than them, scientists have discovered. They have captured on camera for the first time the carnivorous American badger burying a calf carcass all by itself. Badgers and their relatives have long been known ...and more »

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

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

National GeographicFirst: Badger Buries Entire Cow in Shocking New VideoNational GeographicIn 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;

Little Badger Buries Entire Cow — on Camera - Live Science

Live ScienceLittle Badger Buries Entire Cow — on CameraLive ScienceA 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 »