In an astonishing display of digging prowess, an American badger has been seen completely burying a calf carcass several times bigger than itself

An American badger has been captured burying the carcass of a cow – a previously unrecorded behaviour – in an astonishing display of the creature’s digging prowess.

The images were taken by camera traps set up by researchers who had left seven calf carcasses in Utah’s Grassy Mountains in January last year in an attempt to study which scavengers descended on the animals.

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Source: Guardian Climate Change