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I have already alluded to the Cape ratel doing this on the look-out for bees.Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon|Robert A. Sterndale
The Zibu or mbuidé flies at the tendon Achilles; it is most likely the Ratel.
But the deep boom of new-comers swept the earlier songsters out of the field: “Ik rammel, ik ratel en ik scheur”.The Further Adventures of O'Neill in Holland|J. Irwin Brown
So it seems quite certain that a ratel never gets stung, no matter how many nests he may rob.
But if the ratel is odd in appearance, it is odder still in habits.