American Badger of Alaska

C: Mammals } O: Carnivors } F: Weasels } G: American Badgers } S: American Badger

Common Name: American Badger
Latin: Taxidea taxus

Badgers are the only extant member of its genus, taxidea.

Badgers have massive neck and shoulder muscles, not only making them a force to be reckoned with but excellent excavators.