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dc.coverage.spatialCentral North America
dc.coverage.spatialSouthern North America
dc.coverage.temporal1958-1988
dc.creatorGarst, Warren, 1922-2016, photographer
dc.date1958-1988
dc.date.accessioned2007-01-03T06:37:53Z
dc.date.available2007-01-03T06:37:53Z
dc.description35 mm slide; color.
dc.descriptionScientific Classification: Kingdom: Animalia; Phylum: Chordata; Class: Mammalia; Order: Carnivora; Family: Mustelidae; Genus: Taxidea; Genus species: Taxidea taxus.
dc.descriptionAnimal characteristics: Head-Body Length: 42-72 cm; Weight: 3.5-12 kg; Identification: The top of the American badger's body is gray to reddish in color. Its underside is yellowish. The badger's feet are dark brown or black. A white stripe runs down the center of the head from the shoulders to the nose; Habitat: Arid grasslands, burrows underground; Diet: Carnivore: squirrels, mice, rabbits, carrion; Reproduction: Although these badgers mate in August or September, implantation of the fertilized egg is delayed until February. Litters of 1-5 cubs are born in April in an underground nest. They are weaned when they are eight weeks old and will remain with the female until the following fall; Social Structure: Badgers are generally solitary, living in large burrows called 'sets'; Behavior: Some individuals have developed hunting strategies with coyotes that are poorly understood; Status: No special status; Interesting Facts: The American badger is the Wisconsin state animal.
dc.format.mediumphotographs
dc.format.mediumslides (photographs)
dc.identifierMGARaaaa100608
dc.identifierGarst_11239.tif
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10217/53956
dc.publisherColorado State University. Libraries
dc.relationFinding aid: https://lib2.colostate.edu/archives/findingaids/manuscripts/mgar.html
dc.relation.isformatofSlide no. G11239
dc.relation.ispartofGarst (Warren and Genevieve) Collection
dc.rightsColorado State University owns the rights for this material. Please contact Manuscripts at the CSU Libraries for use information: https://lib.colostate.edu/find/archives-special-collections/
dc.subjectweasel
dc.subject.lcshAmerican badger
dc.subject.lcshTaxidea
dc.subject.lcshBadgers
dc.subject.lcshMustelidae
dc.subject.lcshCarnivora
dc.subject.lcshMammals
dc.subject.lcshVertebrates
dc.subject.lcshChordata
dc.subject.lcshPredatory animals
dc.subject.lcshAmerican badger
dc.titleAmerican badger lying on ground
dc.typeStillImage
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