Real animals A Complete Guide to Heraldry, A.C. Fox-Davies, Bonanza (re-print of 1909 Edition), New York, 1978, P191 are perhaps one of the most common sights on coats of arms, especially animals of European origin. The badger Is a typical example of these, also known as a brock it is shown in realistic aspect. A Glossary of Terms used in British Heraldry, J.H. Parker, Oxford, 1894, Entry:badger