Honey badger (Mellivora capensis) by Ian n. White

So if you’ve never heard of the honey badger you’ve probably never seen this viral video called The Crazy Nastyass Honey Badger. And indeed the honey badger doesn’t seem to be playing with a full deck. It’ll eat basically anything that moves (and often also beings that used to move) and that includes poisonous snakes, the bigger the better. There’s also myth going around that honey badgers attack the testicles first, which turns out probably not to be true.

But there are many ways the honey badger is a highly interesting animal. For starters it’s not a badger at all but a weasel. It has very tough and very loose skin which makes it very tough to kill as it can swivel around to bite its attacker even after it has been caught. This

Honey badger – Vuma Hills Tented Camp – Mikumi – Tanzania by frederic.salein