This Cute And Cuddly African Cat Has A Deadly Secret

This Cute And Cuddly African Cat Has A Deadly Secret

February 7, 2018 By alberto
    Lions, and tigers, and black-footed cats, oh my! This may not be the familiar saying in most parts of the world, but in Africa, the Felis nigripis is a species to be avoided at all costs. Though these creatures resemble common housecats, these tiny fluff-balls are one of the deadliest cats in the world — and their weapon isn’t cuteness.

    Where To Find This Feline

    Philadelphia Zoo
    The Felis nigripes — better known as the black-footed cat — doesn’t seem so terrifying at first glance, but those living in proximity to it know just how dangerous it can be to the prey who get caught in its line of sight. These feisty felines can be found in South Africa, Botswana, Nambia, and Zimbabwe… but you’d be better off it you don’t go searching for them.