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  • This little female is known to researchers as Gyra.

  • She's tiny, weighing a mere two pounds - 200 times less than a lion.

  • She'd be almost impossible to find, but she's being tracked with a radio collar.

  • And using surveillance cameras that rival a cat's night vision, we can, at last, reveal her nocturnal pursuits.

  • She can walk 20 miles a night in search of food, the farthest recorded for any small cat.

  • Guided by superb night vision and responding to the smallest of sounds, she finds almost anything that moves is a potential meal.

  • She'll even eat locusts, but she prefers gerbils.

  • Or if that doesn't work... birds!

  • With a wiggle to tuck her legs in, she gets as low to the ground as possible.

  • Primed like a spring, she can deliver maximum power to jump.

  • She hits her target 60 percent of the time.

  • It's what makes black-footed cats the most lethal hunters in the entire cat family.

This little female is known to researchers as Gyra.

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