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Badger Quiz

  1. What is the name given to a male badger?
  2. What is the name given to a female badger?
  3. What is the name given to a baby badger?
  4. Which is bigger the male or the female badger?
  5. What is a family group of badgers called?
  6. What is the the badgers home called?
  7. How many adult badgers live in the sett?
  8. How many badgers might there be in the UK?
  9. How long does a badger live for?
  10. What is the Latin name for the Eurasian (British) Badger?
  11. How do clan members recognise each other?
  12. If a badger is said to be musking, what is it doing?
  13. What happens if a badger strays from its own territory?
  14. When are cubs normally born?
  15. How old are the cubs before they leave the sett?
  16. How long is the badger pregnant for?
  17. Why is the badger classed as a carnivore?
  18. What is a badger called if it has white hair and pink eyes?
  19. Is it true that some badgers are actually red in colour?
  20. When is a badger at its heaviest in the year?
  21. Why do badgers like deciduous woodlands on dry slopes near open pastureland?
  22. Why don't badgers like it when it gets very cold or very hot?
  23. What is badger baiting?
  24. Why is it a Eurasian badger?
  25. Are badgers protected by the law?
  26. In the UK, where are badgers most common?
  27. Is there such a thing as a "Honey" badger?
  28. Badgers and cattle (and other animals) suffer from a respiratory disease. What is it called?
  29. Is it true that a badgers attack people?
  30. Is it true that badgers will never cross water?

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