The Hardy Honey Badger

One Tough Customer



Have you ever heard the expressions, "As hard as a rock?" or "As big as a house?" Well, after seeing this month's video and reading a new profile, you're probably going to start saying "As tough as a honey badger!" It may not be a common saying, but it should be, because the honey badger (also known as a ratel) is a mighty mammalA warm-blooded animal with a backbone that breathes air, and has at least some hair at some point during its life. The females have glands that produce milk, which they feed to their young. you'll enjoy getting to know and have a "tough" time forgetting!


Honey badgers live in Africa, the Middle East, and India and can live in almost any environmentEverything that surrounds an animal or other living thing. For example, a pond is a frog's environment.. They are really good at digging and, because they have a black-and-white coat, look like skunks. But what are these fierce critters really like? You can see one on exhibit at the Zoo or as an animalAny living thing that is not a plant. Most animals can move about freely. All use plants or other animals as food. All have sensory organs. ambassador at the Safari Park! Find out all sorts of "sweet" surprises about the honey badger.