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The Badger Book

The Badger Book

Jo Byrne

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The Badger Book takes its place as part of Graffeg's compact, accessible Nature Book series, exploring our relationship with some of Britain's best-loved wild creatures.

This addition introduces the wonderfully mysterious and enigmatic Meles meles to the newly curious with fresh information in store for those with a long-standing interest.

An inhabitant of these lands for thousands of years, Badgers have been both revered and reviled, cherished and tormented, beloved and brutalised - The Badger Book takes a closer look at Britain's largest carnivorous mammal.

Alongside magical photography, we examine the science and politics around bTB and the controversial badger cull as well as introducing a passionate group of ordinary people dedicated to rescuing them, followed by a meander through the myth, legend, art and literature which has incorporated them into our culture.

Chapters include:

Badger Physiology

Badger Watching

Badger Threats

The Cull

The Badger Protectors: Wounded Badger Patrol Cheshire

Badgers in Myth & Legend

Badgers in Art & Literature 160 pages.

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