Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Tue Apr 20 22:33:17 UTC 2010

I certainly did not believe badgers were rodents, but I checked to
confirm, just in case. They are omnivorous by diet and carnivores by
classification, sharing the same family with weasels, polecats and
otters. So, I suppose, that means that they use Gophers for food.


On 4/20/2010 3:30 PM, ronbutters at AOL.COM wrote:
> Were the sports teams also known as "Badgers"? That should have given you a clue. How many schools would have chosen a rodent for a mascot? (Of course, there are the Minnesota "Gophers"--opposed, perhaps, to the Mini Sewti "Go-fors").

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