Are American Badgers Pests? How Do I Repel Them From My Yard and Property?

The American badger (Taxidea taxus) is a resident mustelid in North America. This medium-sized animal lives in prairies, grasslands, and forest edges across the continent. In a perfect world, there’s a very low chance that people and badgers would ever cross paths. However, with the dwindling habitat of badgers, there’s a high chance that the … Read more

American Badgers In The Winter (Do They Hibernate, Migrate, or Change Their Rhythm)?

Have you ever wondered how American badgers survive winter? American badgers are mostly known for their fur and the holes they dig, but we don’t really know much about their behavior, especially during winter. Keep reading as Floofmania dives deeper into the American badger’s winter behavior and get to know these cute animals more! Do … Read more

American Badgers, Swimming, Bathing, and Other Water Activities

The American badger (Taxidea Taxus) is a fossorial mustelid that thrives living underground. A lot has already been discussed about the badger’s habitat and behavior when on land. But information about the animal’s behavior and activities related to water is rarely mentioned. One might wonder: How does the badger fare when it is near bodies … Read more