Honey Badger - Determined Fighter
A Honey Badger visits a watering hole during daylight hours, a rare sighting. These guys are fierce and determined, preying on a variety of snakes, scorpions, rodents etc. They will also fend off, or at least fight to the bitter end, any predator that wants to attack him.
The honey badger, also known as the ratel, is a species of mustelid native to Africa, Southwest Asia, and the Indian Subcontinent. Despite its name, the honey badger does not closely resemble other badger species; instead, it bears more anatomical similarities to weasels. It is classed as Least Concern by the IUCN owing to its extensive range and general environmental adaptations. It is primarily a carnivorous species and has few natural predators because of its thick skin and ferocious defensive.. more