Monday Mustelid #17


Ratel, Mellivora capensis Schreber 1776

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The BBC is reporting that the British military is being blamed for a plague of ferocious badgers in and around the city of Basra. Apparently word has spread quickly among local residents that "man-eating, bear-like beasts" were released in order to sow panic. A vicious honey badger hungry for…

No John, it's a honey badger. This is a wolverine. The former is African, the latter American. Different genus as well.

By John Lynch (not verified) on 12 May 2008 #permalink

Wolverines and honey badgers do share something in common, besides any physical characteristics. Attitude. It shows in the picture.

They both have a superiority complex that makes them determined fighters and cunning opponents.

Both animals have inspired legendary tales of ferocity tinged with evil.

By JohnnieCanuck, FCD (not verified) on 14 May 2008 #permalink