02/11/2014 02:06 pm ET | Updated Feb 11, 2014

Slow Motion Footage Reveals The Quietest Barn Owl Attack You'll Never Hear (VIDEO)

If this bird were coming for you, you probably wouldn't even know it.

The barn owl is the most widespread of its kind, and makes a habit of feeding on small rodents. In order to sneak up on its prey, it uses particularly crafty hunting skills that include being eerily silent.

In this video, brought to us by Earth Unplugged, we get to take a look at the Barn Owl approaching from above.

Did you hear it coming?


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