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A Winner Never Every Quits…

In The Flying Muse on September 2, 2010 at 2:16 pm

In South Africa, you can now buy “honey badger-friendly” honey. But, one has to ask, why anyone would want to be friendly to an animal labeled “the meanest animal in the world”. This is an animal that has an armoured personnel carrier named after it in the South African Defense Force, due to its tenacity and has attracted other superlatives in the popular press including “most fearless animal in the world’ in the 2002 edition of the Guinness Book of Records and “pound for pound the most powerful creature in Africa”. Yet what is the truth behind this creature with the bold black & white markings and the larger than life reputation? And what is all the fuss about?

Further Reading:

http://www.scienceinafrica.co.za/2003/march/badger.htm

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