This has got to be one of the coolest animals out there. They’re tough as nails and I recently discovered they can run as fast backwards as they can forwards. The last time I visited Etosha, I think Halali camp was full of jackals. This time it had a few resident Honey Badger. It was great to see them up close they were chasing each other around like mad dogs one evening playing with a plastic bag.
Like all camp wildlife they become accustomed to humans pretty quickly and this guy had just stolen a pork chop from some campers.
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