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A badger with a long mobile snout and dark facial stripes, found in the forests of eastern Asia.
- ‘The hog badger of China is easily distinguished from other badgers by its naked pig like snout, and much longer tail.’
- ‘It also saw the return of mammals like large Indian civets, hog badgers, barking deer and wild pigs.’
- ‘A large population of Indian elephants, barasingha (swamp deer), sloth bears, otters, hog badgers and capped langurs all live here in the wilderness.’
- ‘A group of four little hog badgers were taken to a temple near the rescue center after they were found by some villagers, apparently rescued from a nest abandoned by their mother.’
- ‘I am not aware of any locations where hog badgers are seen in the wild on a regular basis.’
- ‘The hog badgers is omnivorous, and roots in the ground rather like a pig to find its food.’
- ‘The female hog badger at the Toronto zoo produced litters during each of two successive years.’
- ‘The hog badger has the same coloring as the Eurasian badger but the face, ears, throat, and tail are all white.’
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