Licences have been granted for badger culling in 11 new areas as part of efforts to control tuberculosis in cattle, the Government has announced.
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.