Badger
Taxidea taxus

 

July 30, 1804

"Joseph Fields Killed and brought in an Anamale Called by the French Brarow, and by the Panies, Cho car tooch this Anamale Burrows in the Ground and feeds on Flesh, (Prairie Dogs) Bugs & Vigatables "his Shape and Size is like that of a Beaver, his head, mouth &c. is like a Dogs with Short Ears, his Tail and Hair like that of a Ground Hog, and longer; and lighter." —William Clark

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