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Secret World Wildlife Rescue Center, a wildlife rehabilitation center in South West England, is busy taking care of spring's first badger cubs. The four rescued cubs were all found orphaned or abandoned, but they're in good hands now.

The first cub was named Hovis, after a UK brand of flour and bread, because the six-week old cub was about the size of a loaf of bread.  Since they usually go with a theme for naming badger cubs, the following rescues have been named Pannini, Warby, 50/50 and Nimble.

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Photo credits: Secret World Wildlife Rescue; Marlies Hebdon (1); Vistoria Hillman (2, 4, 5) 

Secret World Wildlife Rescue is a charity that runs completely on donations. They are in special need of support right now because of recent flooding. If you would like to help out, you can make an online donation here.

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