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We saw this honey badger while camping in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve in Botswana. On that particular day we were watching a cheetah and her cub playing on a termite mound when suddenly the mother turned and looked away. She fixed her gaze on a point to our left. We turned our heads and spotted a dark shape shuffling around in the sand: a honey badger! It was foraging quite close to us and didn’t seem too bothered by our big red truck.
We were amazed at our luck! In a two-hour time span we had discovered an aardwolf den (an aardwolf!!), a cheetah and her cub, and now a honey badger.
The Central Kalahari never ceased to surprise us.