Scientific Classification and Evolutionary Relationships
Besides sharing the name badger, Honey badgers are more closely related to the weasel. It also shares some distinct characteristics with the family Marten subfamily.
Habitat and Diet
The Honey badger has the least specialized diet of any other weasels. They hunt during any time of day, and when they hunt they trot. They like beehives hence the name honey badger, but they are also carnivorous and will hunt any animal they find including cobras. They have also been seen chasing away young lions and taking there food. They eat all parts of their food including bones.
Social Interactions and How they Move
They move very quick. When they hunt they trot. When they trot and run they can go really fast.
Size and Weight
Weight: 9-16 kg