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Although the badger is technically a carnivore (it belongs to the zoological order of animals classed as Carnivora), in fact their diet is actually omnivorous - that is, it eats all sorts of plant and animal foods.

The main types of food eaten are listed on the left-hand menu.

The broad and varied nature of their diet certainly helps badgers survive over the winter when food is scarce.