The American Badger in a carnivore. Small burrowing mammals make up most of a badger's diet. Although it has a wide variety of prey to choose from. It also will hunt snakes, insects, worms, eggs, birds, and other small reptiles. The type of primary food for the badger depends on the location.
A badger get get it's food in different ways. It can locate and dig down into the ground to capture prey. Sometimes they will burrow down into another animal's den and wait for it to return. Also the badger can search dens of his own that he has made for food because many animals will use these themselves.