Photo: Badgers, Rabbits Undermine England's Ancient Monuments



Southwest England's Salisbury Plain—seen here, where the Avon River flows through Amesbury—has seen a dramatic increase in the number of ancient monuments with badger burrows inside them, archaeologists say.

The plain is home to the ancient Stonehenge monuments and was highlighted in a July 2008 British survey that found rabbits and badgers causing significant damage to ancient English cultural sites.

Photograph by Kenneth Geiger/NGS


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