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The Badger Book


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Introducing 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, the book examines 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.

Key Features:

  • 160 pages
  • Hardback
  • Perfect for nature lovers
  • A wonderful exploration of myth, legend, art and literature which has incorporated badgers into our culture
  • Written by Jo Byrne, a passionate animal welfare and animal rights champion


  • Dimensions: 15.6 x 2 x 15.7 cm