This article is surely wrong in stating that the honey badger shuns meat. It aggressively attacks snakes and small mammals, as well as invades bees’ nests for honey.

Derek Wallentinsen
San Pedro, Calif.

I was looking at the picture of the animal’s skull and wondering how large it is. There’s no scale for reference, so I can’t tell if it’s the size of a Tyrannosaurus rex skull or a shrew skull.

Richard Frantz Jr.
Cheshire, Conn.

Scientists estimate the entire creature was about 1 meter long .–S. Perkins