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Definition of the noun ratel

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noun - plural: ratels

  1. nocturnal badger-like carnivore of wooded regions of Africa and southern Asia

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noun

  1. A carnivorous mammal, Mellivora capensis, found in Africa and some parts of Asia; the honey badger

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Google previewThe Book of Travels in Africa (1847)

From the Earliest Ages to the Present Time by John Frost

The Cape Ratel is a thick-set, clumsy animal, with short limbs, and a partially plantigrade walk. The claws are very robust, the muzzle is elongated, the eyes are small and sunk, and the external ears nearly rudimentary ; the general aspect is ...

Google previewTravels in the Interior of Africa (1813)

The ratel is a species of viverra, which feeds on honey. Its skin is so thick, as to be impenetrable to the sting of a bee. Scarcely any animal can be more tenacicus of life. A dog cannot kill it without much difficulty, and the civilized colonists often ...

Google previewBirds & Nature Magazine (1904)

"The Ratel is a honey thief. Nature has orepared it for its depredations by giving it a thick fur on a loose skin, so the angry bees cannot sting it very successfully. " There are several kinds of Shrews, but none of them especially remarkable except ...

Google previewTravels into the Interior of South Africa ... The second edition, with additions and alterations. Illustrated, etc (1822)

The ratel is a species of viverra, which feeds on honey. Its skin is so thick, as to be impenetrable to the sting of a bee. Scarcely any animal can be more tenacious of life. A dog cannot kill it without much difficulty, and the civilized colonists often ...

Google previewThe Channel Pilot (1897)

by Great Britain. Hydrographic Dept

Outer Ratel is an isolated bank, and within the 5-fathoms line is 9 miles long and about a mile wide ; it lies south-eastward of and parallel with the East Dyck, from which it is separated by a deep channel from 2 to 2£ miles wide. Its name ...

Google previewComprehension Assessment (2008)

A Classroom Guide by JoAnne Schudt Caldwell

A ratel is an animal, a carnivore that lives in India and Africa. It looks something like a badger. Now you would probably store your new word knowledge in networks of other animals that eat meat and live outside the United States. If you lived in ...

Google previewBirds and Nature (1904)

The Ratel is a honey thief. Nature has prepared it for its depredations by giving it a thick fur on a loose skin, so the angry bees cannot sting it very successfully. “ There are several kinds of Shrews, but none of them especially remarkable except ...

Google previewBirds and Nature Magazine (1908)

The Ratel is a honey thief. Nature has prepared it for its depredations by giving it a thick fur on a loose skin, so the angry bees cannot sting it very successfully. _ “ There are several kinds of Shrews, but none of them especially remarkable ...

Google previewA descriptive catalogue of the South African museum. Pt.1 of mammalia (1826)

by Andrew Smith (sir.)

The Ratel is an animal that proves very destructive to bees' nests in almost every part of the colony, and regularly consumes honey wherever it can find it. For such work it is particularly fitted by the thickness and hardness of its skin, which are ...

Google previewATM, Networks and LANs (1996)

by D. W. Faulkner

on negotiatinn for non-generic parameters, and indicate that the negotiatinn pmtocol presented below can be estended to consider delay as welL while jiner ( and loss ratel is a topic of ongoing research. We note that earlier work on ...

Google previewUganda (2010)

by Philip Briggs, Andrew Roberts

The ratel is a medium-sized mustelid with a puppy-like head , black sides and underparts and a grey-white back. It is an adaptable creature, eating whatever comes its way – it's said that they've been known to kill buffaloes ...

Google previewExtraordinary Animals (2007)

An Encyclopedia of Curious and Unusual Animals by Ross Piper

The ratel is a fervent fan of honey, and its partial immunity to venom comes in very handy as it breaks into the nests of honeybees, who unsurprisingly react with appropriate aggression. The ratel can take many, many stings before it retreats.

Google previewNocturnal Animals (2006)

by Clive Roots

Ratel or Honey Badger (Mellivora capensis) The Old World's equivalent of the wolverine, the ratel is an incredibly strong and fearless animal, similar in size to the Eurasian badger. It has a wide range from the Middle East eastward to India and ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Britannica: Latest Edition: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature (1899)

RATEL. The animals known as Ratels or Honey- badgers are small clumsy- looking creatures of about the size and appearance of the true badgers, and belong to the same natural group of the Carnivora, namely, the subfamily Jdelines of the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Ila Usage, 1860-1960 (2000)

by Dennis G. Fowler

cibule nla - the RateL or Honey Badger, Mellivora capensis (p). Cibule ngu Sicilya-mana (g) The Ratel is [called] 'Eater of honey-combs'. Cibule ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design (1994)

Volume 50 - Settling Drums: Design of to Slag: Iron and Steel: Supply-Demand Relationships by John J. McKetta Jr

and other publications regarding regulations, permits, inspections, others Utilities and fuels Cooling water source, availability, supply pressure, return pressure, return destination, cost (ratel, temperature, fouling properties, chemical analysis, ...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia (1896)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge

RAT RATEL have been in the East, perhaps in Persia, but it must have reached northern Europe by the 13th century at least, for its troublesome presence is noticed by Albertus Magnus. These species of rat have similar habits, and the ...

Google previewNelson's Perpetual Loose-leaf Encyclopaedia (1920)

An International Work of Reference, Complete in Twelve Volumes, with 7000 Illustrations, Colored Plates, Colored Maps and Engravings

Ratel (Mellivora), a genus of small carnivores, related to the badger, which it resembles in size and also in general appearance. The body is strongly built, the limbs short, the anterior pair bearing very powerful claws, used in burrowing and ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1896)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature

RATEL. The animals known as Ratels or Honeybadgers are small clumsy- looking creatures of about the size and appearance of the true badgers, and belong to the same natural group of the Carnivora, namely, the subfamily Melinae of the ...

Google previewWINSTON'S CUMULATIVE LOOSE-LEAF ENCYCLOPEDIA A COMPREHENSIVE REFERENCE WORK (1922)

Ratel. parts of India, Singapore, Nepal, and other localities. Its perfume, which is secreted in a double pouch like that of the civet, is much valued by the Javanese. For its sake the animal is often kept in captivity. It is savage and irritable, and ...

Google previewWinston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia (1922)

A Comprehensive Reference Work by Thomas Edward Finegan

Ratel. parts of India, Singapore, Nepal, and other localities. Its perfume, which is secreted in a double pouch like that of the civet, is much valued by the Javanese. For its sake the animal is often kept in captivity. It is savage and irritable, and ...

Google previewWinston's Cumulative Encyclopedia (1914)

A Comprehensive Reference Book by Charles Morris

Hastadt Ratel parts of India, Singapore, Nepal, and other localities. Its perfume, which is secreted in a double pouch like that of the civet, is much valued by the Javanese. For its sake the animal is often kept in captivity. It is savage and irritable, ...

Google previewManding-English Dictionary (2015)

Maninka, Bamana Vol. 1. by Vydrine, Valentin

Soninke dagami/e civet-n 1 Mellivora capensis ratel , honey badger /an omnivorous animal, 65-–75 cm long, weight 8--16 kg, black body with a whitish- grey upperside from forehead to root of tail; two anal glands secrete an offensive fluid, ...

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Small photo of Old reproduction of Bec-Hellouuin abbey seal. Created by Ratel, published on Magasin Pittoresque, Paris, 1850Small photo of Old Hell map inspired to Divine Commedy of Italian literature genius Dante Alighieri. Created by Ratel, published on Magasin Pittoresque, Paris, 1850Small photo of TANZANIA - CIRCA 1980: A stamp printed in Tanzania from the "Animals " issue shows Ratel (Mellivora capensis), circa 1980.Small photo of Honey badger (Mellivora capensis), also known as the ratel. Wildlife animal.Small photo of Honey badger (Mellivora capensis), also known as the ratel. Wildlife animal.Small photo of Honey badger (Mellivora capensis), also known as the ratel. Wildlife animal.Small photo of Honey badger (Mellivora capensis), also known as the ratel. Wildlife animal. More...

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