Honey badgers typically live in arid parts of Africa and Asia. In Africa, their range extends from Morocco to the southern end of the continent. In Asia, they are found in Nepal, western India, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan and parts of the Caspian Sea coast. They are also found in forests and grasslands.Continue Reading
Honey badgers are strong swimmers and climbers, which makes them well suited for a variety of terrain. They live at sea level in many areas but can be found in mountain ranges at elevations of up to 13,000 feet. Their ability to adapt to a wide range of habitats is part of the reason they are not endangered or threatened despite their conflicts with humans. Honey badgers often raid poultry farms and commercial beehives for honey, and they are also hunted for meat. Honey badgers can eat a variety of meats and vegetation, which also helps them adapt to diverse environmental conditions.
Honey badgers typically live in underground dens. They can dig burrows up to 9 feet long and 5 feet deep. These burrows usually consist of a narrow tunnel that ends in a single, larger chamber, where the honey badger sleeps. However, depending on the area, honey badgers may also make use of natural dens like hollows under rocks or tree roots. Honey badgers also sometimes take over the dens of other animals, including aardvarks, foxes, termites and mongooses.Learn more about Zoology
According to Econedlink.org, traditional economies are found in parts of the Middle East, Asia, Africa and South America. Traditional economies are found in developing countries; many of these countries rely on gathering, hunting and farming. These countries have an economic system that involves cooperative decisions in social communities based on tradition or customs. The people that live in these countries work collectively to meet daily needs and produce goods.Full Answer >
In the wild, common house geckos, which are indigenous to southeast Asia but have become invasive species in the United States, Australia, and parts of South America and Africa, eat various types of insects and spiders. Mediterranean house geckos, which have also spread around the world from their native habitats bordering the Mediterranean Sea, prey on moths, roaches and other insects.Full Answer >
Among the many predators of black-tailed prairie dogs are coyotes, bobcats, badgers, swift foxes, golden eagles, red-tailed hawks, ferruginous hawks and rattlesnakes. Rare black-footed ferrets, burrowing owls and some species of snakes descend into black-tailed prairie dog holes to hunt them.Full Answer >
Animal species living in the Mediterranean region include red deer, badgers, common toads, adders and greater flamingos. The Mediterranean Sea itself is home to wildlife including killer whales, humpback whales, seals, dolphins and white sharks.Full Answer >