Badger

Meles meles

Nottinghamshire Mammals

Description

Not easily confused with any other british mammal.


From the point of view of records received this is the most widespread mammal in the county recorded from 33 out of 35 hectads (32 since 2010).

Photograph Elliot Neep


Notts Mammal Maps

Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust
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As badgers are still, and in some areas are increasingly, persecuted this map only shows records to a 2km square level. Records in the main are of dead animals reported on roads but could also be reports of live animals or other field signs


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