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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 »

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 »

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 »

A badger was caught on camera burying an entire cow - Wired.co.uk

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 ...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 »

Badger filmed burying entire cow carcass in elaborate entombment over five days - Mirror.co.uk

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 »

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 »

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

While studying scavenger behavior in Utah's Great Basin Desert, University of Utah biologists observed an American badger do something that no other scientists had documented before: bury an entire calf carcass by itself. While badgers and their ...and more »