Is a badger endangered?
Yes, the badger is an endangered species, they are listed on the IUCN Red List and also several subspecies are protected under laws in the UK. There are 12 different badger species listed on the IUCN Red List. Three of those are listed as “data deficient” with a population growth trend of “unknown”, they are, the Large-toothed Ferret Badger, Javan Ferret Badger, Bornean Ferret Badger. The Hog Badger is listed as “near threatened” and the population is listed as “declining”. The remaining eight, are listed as “least concern”, and the population growth trend is listed as “unknown”. They are the: Japanese Badger, Asian Badger, Eurasian Badger, Honey Badger, Small-toothed Ferret Badger, Sunda Stink-Badger, Palawan Stink-Badger, and the American Badger. For more information see site listed below.