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The new Houdini: Stoffel the honey badger can escape anything


Cheryl Santa Maria
Digital Reporter

Monday, April 21, 2014, 6:07 PM -


Stoffel the honey badger has taken the Internet by storm after the BBC uploaded a video of his antics to YouTube earlier this month.

Stoffel, who lives at the Kruger National Park in South Africa, will stop at nothing to escape his enclosure.

And we mean nothing.

From digging holes to creating makeshift ladders, this bold little guy cannot be contained.


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Stoffel doesn't always work alone. He's even coerced some of his pen-mates to help him break free.

Honey badgers are remarkably clever and fearless.

That combination can result in some pretty hilarious antics, as seen in the video above.

 "There is nothing, nothing that he is scared of," Brian says of Stoffel, who rescued the animal from a trap many years ago.

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