A parliament of just two tiny owls joined forces to divebomb this badger in a noisy attack. The burrowing owls repeatedly swooped on the black-and-white mammal, but he bravely plodded on undeterred as their talons grabbed at his fur.
They launched their assault after the young badger began exploring the Prairie dog burrows they use to nest in South Dakota, America. SEE OUR COPY FOR DETAILS.
Pictured: A Burrowing owl attacks an American badger as it approaches its nesting site in a Prairie dog colony at Badlands National Park.
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