Primarily found in North America, Asia and Europe, badgers are nocturnal animals that love nothing more than frolicking around in the warm summer evenings. Over the winter months, they store enough food in their burrows to wake up and eat, before heading straight back into their slumber. Dining on a selection of both animal and plant food, badgers are omnivorous animals that feast on several hundred earthworms every night. These social creatures live together in huge underground setts inherited from their parents that feature a series of interlocking tunnels with several entrances, nest chambers and toilets. They are constantly refining and expanding their setts, some of which are centuries old!
Did you know? – Badgers are ferocious animals that will even pick a fight with a bear or wolf.
Hibernating in clusters and sleeping in cracks or creeks in the wood, moths must undergo both physiological and behavioral adaptations to survive the treacherous winter months, each of which occurs at a different stage in the moth’s life cycle. When the sun finally returns and the flowers begin to bloom once again, moths and their equally impressive counterparts, butterflies, are the first to tuck into the summer’s delights.
Did you know? – A male moth can smell a female more than 7 miles away!
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