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dc.contributor.authorGarst, Warren, 1922-2016
dc.contributor.authorGarst, Genevieve Sherwin, 1922-2013
dc.coverage.spatialSub-Saharan Africa
dc.coverage.spatialMiddle East
dc.coverage.spatialIndia
dc.coverage.spatialGarst_01242.jp2
dc.coverage.temporal1972-10
dc.date1972-10
dc.date.accessioned2007-01-03T05:52:36Z
dc.date.available2007-01-03T05:52:36Z
dc.description35 mm slide; color.
dc.descriptionScientific Classification: Kingdom: Animalia; Phylum: Chordata; Class: Mammalia; Order: Carnivora; Family: Mustelidae; Genus: Mellivora; Genus species: Mellivora capensis.
dc.descriptionAnimal characteristics: Head-Body Length: 60-102 cm; Height: 23-30 cm; Weight: 5.5-14 kg; Identification: The honey badger is black with a gray mantle and white edges covering its back, head, and shoulders; Habitat: Plains, mountains, arid scrub, deserts, forests, rainforests; Diet: Omnivore: small mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, carrion, invertebrates, honey, fruit; Reproduction: There is no fixed breeding season for badgers. Gestation lasts 6-8 weeks, although in zoos and areas with distinct seasons there is a delayed implantation of the fertilized egg. One or two young are born and remain with their mother for 14 months. Badgers live up to 25 years in captivity; Social Structure: Groups consist of a mother and her young or a few males. More badgers may gather in areas with abundant food; Behavior: Honey badgers are largely nocturnal with some daytime activity near the den. They live in burrows, traveling from burrow to burrow throughout their home ranges; Status: No special status; Interesting Facts: Honey badgers are hunted by lions and leopards.
dc.format.mediumslides (photographs)
dc.identifierMGARaaaa100063
dc.identifierGarst_01229.tif
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10217/52364
dc.publisherColorado State University. Libraries
dc.relationFinding aid: https://lib2.colostate.edu/archives/findingaids/manuscripts/mgar.html
dc.relation.isformatofSlide no. G01229
dc.relation.ispartofGarst (Warren and Genevieve) Collection
dc.rightsFor information about copyright, please see https://lib2.colostate.edu/wildlife/copyright.html
dc.subjectweasel
dc.subject.lcshHoney badger
dc.subject.lcshMellivora
dc.subject.lcshBadgers
dc.subject.lcshMustelidae
dc.subject.lcshCarnivora
dc.subject.lcshMammals
dc.subject.lcshVertebrates
dc.subject.lcshChordata
dc.subject.lcshPredatory animals
dc.subject.lcshHoney badger
dc.titleHoney badger walking in grass
dc.typeStillImage
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