Both Dachshunds and Scottish Terriers were bred for badger hunting.
Abby and Charlie by Kyjen Photos, on Flickr
But can you really see the likes of the two dogs above dealing with the two creatures below?
That’s the question being discussed at — where else? — the Carnivora forum, where they note that the dogs’ job was to flush the badgers out not necessarily to take them down. Here’s a long-ago Dachshund at work hunting.