Observation ID: 88156

Submitted by amillan on Mon, 05/16/2022 - 10:42
American Badger
Identification Confidence
100% certain
Observation Date / Time

American badger on eastbound road shoulder of SR-46. Median has k-rail in this stretch where carcass was seen.

Caltrans biologist, Amy Millan
Travel Frequency
several times per month
Estimated Time Since Impact
about one week
Carcass Position
road shoulder
Roadway Speed Limit
55 mph
Road Type
state / rural highway
Location Description
Cholame area approximately 0.85 miles east of Bitterwater Rd on SR-46. Cholame Creek has perennial pools in this location and is approx 120 feet from edge of highway. Median has concrete k-rail in this stretch where carcass was seen.
Roadside Features
concrete median barrier

Observation Map