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badger
as in:  saw a badger


The word badger is thought to have come from a French word for "digger".
  burrowing mammal with strong claws widely distributed in the northern hemisphere
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  • The word badger is thought to have come from a French word for "digger".
  • Wisconsin is called "The Badger" state because lead miners who settled there in the 1800s spent winter nights burrowed into the hillside.
  • There are eight species of badger.
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