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Honey badger
(no subspecific status)
Mellivora capensis
(SCHREBER, 1776)

Photo by: F. Spangenberg
Additional images here: www.biolib.cz

Number of Subspecies:10
Information Source for Taxanomy:Wilson, Don E. / Mittermeier, Russell A. HANDBOOK OF THE MAMMALS OF THE WORLD; Vol. 1 - Carnivores, 2009
Head-Torso-Length:73 - 96 cm
Tail length:14 - 23 cm
Weight:5,5 - 14 kg
IUCN status:LC (Least Concern)

Current Holdings
  • Sydower Fließ (Wildkatzenzentrum Felidae) 
    Number: 1
    other EAZA countries
  • Haifa (Educational Zoo & Botanical Garden) 
  • Beograd (Zoo) 
  • Bekesbourne (Howletts Wild Animal Park) 
    Number: 3