American Badgers and Sleeping (Where, When, How Long?)

The American badger is a very active creature. It is very energetic whenever it’s awake and can sometimes be observed digging or sniffing around for its next meal. One can’t help but wonder: Do badgers ever sleep or take a break? Of course, badgers sleep. Every animal on this planet needs to rest and replenish … Read more

How Do I Recognize An American Badger?

American badgers are short-legged carnivores of the family Mustelidae, which also includes weasels, otters, and polecats. They look similar to many other mustelids but have some unique characteristics. They are usually found in open and dry areas in North America. Badgers are mostly nocturnal animals. During the day, they rest in their dens, which can … Read more

American Badgers’ Climbing and Jumping Behavior

American badgers have gained a reputation for being fierce and grumpy despite their persistently small and squat appearance. Their head appears disproportionately small in relation to the rest of the body while retaining a strong image. American badgers are mammals known for their low stature, long claws, and short, muscular limbs that help them easily … Read more

Sounds That American Badgers Make and What They Mean

There are a lot of different wild animal noises that fill the air in North America, and it can be hard to tell exactly who is responsible for what sounds. American badgers make a variety of vocalizations for many reasons, from communicating amongst themselves to warding off potential dangers. From the different sounds you can … Read more