The most dangerous cat in the world


The most dangerous cat is  the black-footed cat (Felis nigripes), also called small-spotted cat, is the smallest African cat and endemic to the southwestern arid zone of Southern Africa.

It is listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List since 2002. As its population is suspected to decline due to bushmeat poaching, persecution, traffic accidents and predation by domestic animals.

Named Gyra by researchers, a mother cat can go across more than 32km every night to hunt preys. The percentage of Gyra’s successfully hunting is 60% – the highest of all wild cats.