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sett

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1. a small rectangular paving block made of stone, such as granite, used to provide a durable road surface
2. the burrow of a badger
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Around the opening of the sett and along the paths will be scattered pieces of vegetation collected as bedding material.
TWO men took a dog fitted with a tracking device to a north Warwickshire nature reserve and allowed it to go down a badger sett for 17 hours, a court heard.
The badger is then pulled from the sett and usually thrown to the dogs who kill it.
Kirklees Badger Protection Group has been working with Farnley Estates to protect setts on their land and try and to prevent illegal badger baiting.
This modelling approach was selected given the availability of presence-only data of badger setts. Furthermore, the aim of this study was to identify variables that drive habitat suitability of badgers and, unlike other algorithms, MaxEnt allows for assessment of variable contributions to the final model (Phillips et al.
McCarthy, a huntsman for the Duke of Northumberland's Percy Hunt, was arrested after it was found the entrance to the sett had been covered with soil.
Early spring is their breeding season with the young being nurtured for two months before leaving their setts to fend for themselves.
twitter Join us twitter @LivEcho News The investigation was led by North Wales Police with involvement from colleagues at Merseyside Police over alleged digging of a badger sett in Flintshire earlier this year.
The setts, both in black and white, were a natural and sympathetic material that flowed effortlessly around the large mushroom balls and beneath the huge acer tree.
The group is basing its strategy on the work of Devon farmer Bryan Hill, a badger "expert" who claims to be able to identify setts occupied by TB-infected badgers.