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What do honey badgers eat?
They are well known for their abilities to kill snakes by grabbing it behind the head with it's jaws and kill it. Honey badgers can devour a snake in 15 minutes. Honey badgers have a great appetite for beehives, and many of them have been stung to death by trying to eat the hive. A bird, called the honeyguide, will lead the honey badger to bees' nests. When a honey badger breaks the beehive, the bird will take it's share. The honey badger is one of the fiercest hunters of the desert, it's prey includes earthworms, termites, scorpions, porcupines, hares, and large prey like tortoises, crocodiles , and snakes (pythons and venomous species). It's ferocious reputation extends to attacking animals much larger than itself. The honey badger will eat dangerous venomous snakes, often the puff adder. When bitten the honey badger will become severely swollen and paralyzed,and will not move several hours. After a period of time the honey badger will awaken and continue eating its meal or its journey. A honey badger will steal a snake's kill, eat it, then continue to hunt the snake. This ferocious nature of the badger has earned it its image as a formidable creature. Honey badgers will dig into burrows of small rodents and flush them out for a small meal. The honey badger's has large front claws, and its ability to dig into burrows is very effective and will dig until the rodent found. Other wildlife are aware of this and birds of prey and jackals are usually ready to steal any kills which manage get past the honey badger.
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They mainly hunt
Lips, fangs , eyeballs and all. They love them
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".
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.
Yes. Being one of the fiercest hunters in the desert it will often consume many animals including snakes. It can eat a snake in under 15 minutes. If bitter it will lay paralyz…ed for a few hours before waking up and continuing along its way. Honey badger don't care.
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..
HARDLY ANYTHING. They are ferocious and fearless - even big cats usually avoid tackling them. Until we invented firearms our ancestors could only kill them by whacking them re…ally hard on the head. Their hides are too tough for arrows and spears to pierce. Incidentally they don't eat honey, it is the bee pupae that attracts them to hives.