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American Badger Silhouette
This badger was checking out the burrows of Richardson's ground squirrels under the watchful eye of a large bison bull. We only happened to be crossing the burrow region because the bull was sitting on our trail and we were giving him a healthy berth.

I guess the badger decided to give us a healthy berth too, moving a few hundred yards up from our location after granting us a couple of nice poses.

Photo taken on the Lamar River Valley Trail above the junction with the Specimen Ridge Trail, Yellowstone NP, mid-June 2008.

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Arthur DigbeeSubmitted by Arthur Digbee
on Jul 7, 2008 5:00 pm

Image ID: 418951
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Lat/Lon: 44.85082°N / 110.17442°W
Object Title: American Badger Silhouette

Image Type(s): Wildlife