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Amapajama

Amapajama Adoption enquiry

Amapajama Adoption enquiry

Amapajama was born at the Pretoria Zoo in 1995, and despite her age she is still eager to solve the puzzles that the guides leave for her.  She loves to play in her water pond and also with the hosepipe.

Although Honey Badgers are known for their aggressive behaviour, Amapajama can be a bit of a sweetie pie!

COMMON NAME: Honey Badger

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Mellivora capensis

TYPE: Mammals

DIET: Omnivore

GROUP NAME: Cete or Clan

AVERAGE LIFE SPAN IN THE WILD: Up to 7 years

SIZE:  22- 28 cm (9-11 in) high at shoulder

WEIGHT: 5-14 kg (11-31 lbs)

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