Name: Badger, Family Mustelidae
Description: Short-legged, heavy set mammals. Grey to brown with white line from stout to shoulder.
Location: North America, Europe, Asia
Special Features: Have been known to cache and store food
Largest of the weasel family
Ferocious animal, few enemies
Badgers are mostly solitary animals
Excellent digging machines
Keen vision, scent, and hearing.
Diet: Primarily carnivorous however will eat insects and some plants.
Neat Fact: The hair of the badger is used to make the best quality paintbrushes, and the coarse bristles were formerly used to make shaving brushes.