Honey Badger

Honey Badger

Scientific Name

Mellivora capensis


Africa, south of Sahara; Asia, western

What do they eat?

Omnivore; primarily carnivorous; lizards, insects, eggs, occasionally fruit, venomous snakes, carrion




Up to 20 years

Conservation Threats

Human conflict with beekeepers and farmers

Get Closer!

Did you know you can make enrichment for the honey badgers and then go inside their exhibit?

The Honey Badger Wild Encounter is offered every Friday at 10 am! Click here for a video overview!
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