Honey Badger(Mellivora capensis)

Details

Details of Honey Badger(Mellivora capensis)

Honey badgers are the largest terrestrial mudslides in Africa.  Most of them are carnivorous, though there are some predators  because of its thick skin and ferocious defensive abilities.

They are good diggers, able to dig tunnels into hard ground in 10 minutes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Short Overview

Height: 23 to 28 cm


Lenght:  55–77 cm


Tail: 12–30 cm 


Males weigh: 9 to 16 kg 


 Females: weigh 5 to 10 kg 


 

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