Scottish Badger Week 2020 - Day 8 A Year in the Life...

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As we fast approach the end of our eventful week, today we look at the life of a badger clan in a year. Badgers like many species, will utilise the seasons as best as possible, with a real focus on feeding in spring and autumn, and during the winter reducing their activity as they enter into a torpor. The females experience embryonic diapause; mating over the spring, but not getting pregnant until the winter, ensuring cubs born coincide with food abundance.

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