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Are honey badgers dangerous?
yes. they could kill you. in a programme called roar a park keeper said that in 1998 a keeper fell in and was killed. they also keep electric wires around the side so:
- they can't get out
- you can't get in
- no other animals can get in or out
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They mainly hunt
Some people say that honey badgers don't give a sh1t. This is, on the whole, untrue. It's really just that one honey badger that don't give a sh1t.
The honey badger-also known as ratal- is part of the Mustelidae family. Honey badgers are not anything to do with badgers, they are only called honey badgers because in french…, badger means the word "dig", honey badgers are very extreme when it comes to claws and teeth. Claws are used for digging and also breaking into a bee hives, that's where the name HONEY comes from. This species favorite food is honey and even LOTS of stings NEVER now and NEVER will stop the honey badger getting its honey. The most fearless animal in the world, stealing meals off lions to killing the feared monitor lizard, is the deadly honey badger. A honey badger is a member of the mustelid family(think weasel and mink).They are native to Africa.They are very ill tempered(much like the North American Badger) and are quite fearless. Here is a link http://www.honeybadger.com/ that will explain them in more deatil.
The honey badger is generally considered to be slightly weaker than an elephant, and so the answer is no. Unless the honey badger is really pissed off
The names for honey badgers are similar to that of pigs. A baby is called a "kit", a male is a "boar", and a female is called a "sow".
Honey badgers do get stung, but they have a coarse coat and a tough skin which bees find difficult to penetrate with their stings.
No, but they eat honey!
They can reach up to 25-30 km per hour for short distances.
In the UK they are illegal to have as a pet or own. I THINK in the US they are illegal as well mainly because they are hard to tame and quite vicious.
Honey is the honey badger's favorite treat, although they do not rely on honey, but the nutritious bee hive is a sought after delicacy. The honey guide bird, has a habit of le…ading honey badgers to the bees' nests, and eats the honey, larvae, and wax from bee hives.
Primarily carnivorous, Honey Badgers prey upon carrion (dead animals), insects, birds, eggs, small rodents such as gerbils or ground squirrels, frogs, lizards, and tortoises. …They can also take large and/or venomous snakes.
Honey badgers eat honey very slowly by using their tongue to clean all the honey out of the hive. Bees will atack them but the honey badger is immune to their stings.
\nDens\n. \nThe honey badger is well adapted for digging, and excavates burrows of 1 - 3 metres in length, to depths of 0.25 to 1.5 metres; a single tunnel ends in a chamber,… which is usually bare. Nursery chambers are lined with grass. Natural shelters, such as rock crevices and holes under tree roots or old termite mounds are used, also used are the dens of other animals such as aardvarks. The honey badger travels over a wide range, rarely occupying the same hole for more than one night (occasionally, a hole has been used for up to 3 consecutive nights). They reuse old badger holes and holes dug by other animals and modified by the badgers for their use. The holes of Cape foxes, bat-eared foxes, yellow mongooses and springhares are also taken over and adapted for use by the honey badger..