Meles meles

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Synonyms for Meles meles

a variety of badger native to Europe and Asia

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2004: Diet of the Eurasian badger (Meles meles) in an agricultural riverine habitat (NW Italy).
2009: Exploitation of food resources by the Eurasian badger (Meles meles) at the altitudinal limit of its Alpine range (NW Italy).
Spatial organization and habitat utilization of badgers Meles meles: effects of food patch dispersion in the boreal forest of central Norway.--Z.
martes) 2 15 0 0 (Meles meles) 5 15 0 0 (Meles meles) 2 31 0.014 0.029 (Meles meles) 170 23 -- 0.087 [*] (Mephitis macroura) 2 35 -- 0.29 [*] (M.
2017: Habitat selection of European badger Meles meles in a highly fragmented forest landscape in northern Italy: the importance of hedgerows and agro-forestry systems.
The European badger Meles meles is a medium-sized carnivore from the Mustelidae family.
A scientific report published earlier this year noted "In the British Isles, control of cattle tuberculosis (TB) is hindered by persistent infection of wild badger (Meles meles) populations" (Jenkins et al, Feb 2010).
A number of wildlife populations are endemically infected, for example, the European badger (Meles meles) in the United Kingdom (3) and the African buffalo (Syncerus caffer) in South Africa (2).
There is a rich community of terrestrial mammals within the study area, consisting of large herbivores-red deer, roe deer and wild boar (whose share in the ungulate community, based on hunter inventories, is 27.4%, 54.8% and 17.8%, respectively); carnivores-brown bear Ursus arctos, wolf Canis lupus, Eurasian lynx Lynx lynx, otter Lutra lutra, red fox Vulpes vulpes, European badger Meles meles, stone marten Martes foina, pine marten M.
The European badger Meles meles is widespread and common in Great Britain and Ireland (Smal 1995, Wilson et al.
A survey of fecal samples found enterococcal excretion in 82% of 388 bank voles (Clethrionomys glareolus), 92% of 131 woodmice (Apodemus sylvaticus), and 75% of 165 badgers (Meles meles).
The European badger (Meles meles) and the red fox (Vulpes vulpes) are the two most common mesocarnivores in Hungary.
aardwolf Proteles cristatus (Nel & Bothma 2002), coyote Canis latrans (Ralls & Smith 2004), European badger Meles meles (Roper et al.