Indeed, “the amount of animals inside these cats is staggering,” says a researcher. “One that was culled had the remains of two sugar gliders, a velvet gecko, a bird, and some insects—that’s just one cat, over one day.” What’s more, they’re smart: “Very secretive, very cryptic,” says the official. There is one weapon against them, however, and it depends on “basic Warner Bros. cartoon logic,” as Vice puts it. Scientists are sending highly specialized dogs to track the felines. “They’ve got a sense of smell and a sense of taste that is more than 100,000 times more powerful than ours, so they can follow tracks extremely effectively,” says the official.