Eurasian Badger - Five Sisters Zoo

Individuals have large muscular bodies and are black and white in colour.


  • Diet: Carnivores
  • Weight: 8 to 12 K
  • Length: 75 to 100 centimetres.
  • Habitat: Grassland
  • Lifespan: 5 to 8 years

Adapted to Survive

  • Their thick skin and long claws allow them to hunt hedgehogs.
  • Individuals have muscular limbs with solid and non-retractable claws that allow them to dig, climb trees and even swim.


  • Expansion of urban settlements.

IUCN Conservation Status

Least Concern