This badger appears to give a smile and wave to camera as a photographer catches him scratching his belly. Keith Elcombe, 49, watched the animal sit down for a leisurely scratch and was then shocked when he spotted the camera and seemed to pose for a shot.
It's not the first time Toby the badger, 13, has been a star as he has featured in a number of wildlife documentaries, and even appeared in a scene of BBC One's A Very English Scandal which starred Hugh Grant. When not on camera, Toby roams around with five other badgers at The British Wildlife Centre in Lingfield, Surrey. SEE OUR COPY FOR DETAILS.
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