badger in cumbria


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  • Location: The Badger Bar and Restaurant, Rydal, Ambleside, Cumbria, England
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  • Info: Live streaming webcam showing badgers at a feeding place at the Glen Rothay Hotel and Badger Bar, Rydal, Ambleside, Cumbria, England. As well as badgers, there are also birds, feral cats and foxes enjoying the food.

MORE INFO : The badger belongs to the same family as stoats, otters, weasels, pine martens and ferrets. Badgers live in large family groups in an underground home called a sett and will often use the same one for generations.

The diet of a badger consists of small mammals, ground-nesting birds' eggs, fruit, roots, bulbs and earthworms. Badgers are capable of eating several hundred earthworms a night ! They are also one of the only predators of Hedgehogs - their thick skin and long claws help them to get past the hedgehog prickles. The badger lives throughout most of Europe and parts of Western Asia.