With their short legs and squat bodies, badgers are well known for digging and burrowing.
Locals have been left outraged after a decapitated badger's head was discovered in a popular woodland area in Inverness.
A badger has been rescued from a military fox hole after falling into the pit and spending hours trying to claw itself out.
This is the moment a terrified badger came face to face with a swooping tawny owl.
A remote crofting community appears to have succeeded in forcing the brakes on drivers racing through their village on the popular NorthCoast500 route.
The amazing footage of a badger chasing a fox around a suburban back garden has been caught on film by an amateur cameraman.