It is greyish yellow above and blackish beneath, presenting, as has been remarked, a curious similarity to the ratel.
More curious still is the ratel, which belongs to the family of badgers.
But if the ratel is odd in appearance, it is odder still in habits.
I have already alluded to the Cape ratel doing this on the look-out for bees.
So it seems quite certain that a ratel never gets stung, no matter how many nests he may rob.
ratel, when imprisoned, confessed all, and committed suicide before the time assigned for trial.
The Zibu or mbuidé flies at the tendon Achilles; it is most likely the ratel.