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At a Sett near Usk in Gwent.

Taken at Sett L.

Camera:Pentax LX Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:75-300mm zoom.
Recording media:Kodachrome 200.
Title:Badger Foraging.
Username:Badgerfred Badgerfred
Uploaded:18 Jun 2007 - 8:06 AM
Tags:Badger, Natural history, Wildlife / nature, Wildlife.
Votes:56

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Barbaraj
Barbaraj  7450 forum posts England
18 Jun 2007 - 8:08 AM

This shows its height, well and such a silky coat.

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Paul_cats
Paul_cats e2 Member 861 forum postsPaul_cats vcard Scotland22 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jun 2007 - 8:09 AM

Another great Badger capture. Well timed.
Paul

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Buffalo_Tom
Buffalo_Tom e2 Member 82322 forum postsBuffalo_Tom vcard Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jun 2007 - 8:15 AM

Looks like he has fallen in love with that tree.Great shot Fred.
Tom.

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84354 forum posts England163 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jun 2007 - 8:19 AM

From the thumbnail I thought you'd uploaded it the wrong way up! You've captured some lovely natural behaviour.........what on earth was it eating?

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jaspernina
18 Jun 2007 - 8:25 AM

Great image & detail. Well done.

Thanks

Stephen

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stevebidmead
18 Jun 2007 - 8:46 AM

Great shot.

Steve

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Blenkinsopp
18 Jun 2007 - 8:51 AM

brilliant capture

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imagio
imagio  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jun 2007 - 8:52 AM

Great shot..

Bernie

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Newtman
Newtman  85 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jun 2007 - 8:56 AM

I knew this was one of yours, Fred, as soon as I saw it. Great shot.
David

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glenalva
glenalva e2 Member 8324 forum postsglenalva vcard Scotland
18 Jun 2007 - 9:57 AM

These are always a treat to see......and probably the nearest that I'll ever get to wild badger! Lovely colour and detail in the coat here.....

Ali

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Hop-A-Long
18 Jun 2007 - 10:45 AM

Love looking at your images Fred. These are fabulous creatures. Keep them coming. Lovely work.
Andy

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AlanBW
AlanBW  8 England
18 Jun 2007 - 10:50 AM

Great natural history image - keep them coming Fred

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piccy
piccy  8 Wales
18 Jun 2007 - 10:54 AM

Great shot, didn't know they ate trees. Smile
Freda

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Lorraine
Lorraine  10
18 Jun 2007 - 10:57 AM

What a sight Love your badger shots Fred. Lu

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mrswoolybill Critique Team 8526 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1091 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jun 2007 - 12:15 PM

These characters are getting to seem like old friends. Lovely shot, it's wonderful how relaxed they are with your presence.
Moira

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woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jun 2007 - 12:34 PM

A beautiful and fascinating image.
Bill

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Libby_M
Libby_M  7 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2007 - 12:48 PM

what a fab action shot photo
so clear and sharp
colours and detail just brill

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JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY
18 Jun 2007 - 1:08 PM

Another great shot. I'm finding ot a lot about badgers with your photos. JNC

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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jun 2007 - 1:12 PM

What does this little cutie find on the tree's bark? Ants?
Lovely shot,
Johanna

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ChristineL
18 Jun 2007 - 2:43 PM

looks like he's enjoying it whatever it is, nice capture,
Chris.

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BEVZED
BEVZED e2 Member 71140 forum postsBEVZED vcard United Kingdom
18 Jun 2007 - 2:45 PM

wonderful capture Fred, amazing how they seem so relaxed with you so near - you must have the patience of a saint to wait for these moments
Beverley

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Ruthannette
Ruthannette e2 Member 7Ruthannette vcard England
18 Jun 2007 - 2:57 PM

What a fantastic picture Fred, so much detail and how lucky you are to get so close. Well done.

Ruth

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Kim Walton
Kim Walton e2 Member 11144 forum postsKim Walton vcard United Kingdom30 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jun 2007 - 3:01 PM

Shows why their called the "British Bear"

Great shot-----and to think some farmers want to wipe them out---with no real evidence to show that they spread TB!

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KevinMW
KevinMW  8 Wales
18 Jun 2007 - 3:37 PM

Fantastic shot Fred. Are these recent images or from your archives.? Great detail and unusual pose.

Kevin

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Herge88 e2 Member 740 forum postsHerge88 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jun 2007 - 4:03 PM

Pleased to be 30 Fred.

Best Matt

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sandrish
sandrish  1136 forum posts United Kingdom
18 Jun 2007 - 5:39 PM

Wonderful sight and so well taken.

Sandra

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looboss  83124 forum posts United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jun 2007 - 6:09 PM

Great! pleased to be 32nd Wink

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dianah  824474 forum posts United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jun 2007 - 6:10 PM

What an incredible shot..really unique and wonderful detail.
Di

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scouseterrier
18 Jun 2007 - 6:51 PM

lovely capture. Great light.

Dee Smile

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BertC
BertC  829 forum posts Malta
18 Jun 2007 - 7:08 PM

Nice one Fred ....
Bert

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GrahamBaines
18 Jun 2007 - 7:20 PM

Another great shot.

Graham

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jaktis e2 Member 1082 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
18 Jun 2007 - 7:48 PM

I love these pictures

Peter

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18 Jun 2007 - 7:58 PM

lively chap well captured - nicely composed with good colour rendition.

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Brilane
Brilane  8 Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jun 2007 - 3:06 AM

Well timed shot, interesting.
Brian

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DATMAN
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19 Jun 2007 - 12:47 PM

What an incredible portfolio you have. Your patience and photographic skills are enormous and this image is testament to that statement.
Den

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angelsj  8 Scotland
19 Jun 2007 - 1:38 PM

excellant andwell timed

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firzhugh  9 New Zealand
19 Jun 2007 - 9:17 PM

this is such a beautiful capture

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Scott_Scot
Scott_Scot  10 Scotland4 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jun 2007 - 8:00 AM

What can I say, ... Another stunner!

Scotty

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21 Jun 2007 - 5:20 PM

You're luck to have such amenable badgers. Some nice images in your p/f.

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
23 Jun 2007 - 9:02 AM

Thanks for all comments and clicks,
Fred.

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UKWanderer e2 Member 1UKWanderer vcard England
12 Dec 2014 - 10:19 PM

What a glorious shot of a stunning creature. I hope he/she lives a long and happy life... what a darling! GrinGrin

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