30 June 2016

European Badger (Meles meles)
Alcochete, Portugal
Nikon D300 + Nikon 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 (at 20mm) + 2 x Nikon SB-26 + IR cell beam
iso 500, 1/250, f10

In the evening, a badger's cub leaves its lair, in the middle of a pine forest. European badgers are excellent diggers and their burrows are often complex and labyrinthine, and can have more than a dozen entrances.