The Bobcat is territorial and largely solitary. It has distinctive black bars on its forelegs and a black-tipped, stubby tail, from which it derives its name. It ranges from southern Canada to central Mexico, including most of the continental United States. The Bobcat inhabits wooded areas, as well as semidesert, urban edge, forest edges, and swampland environments.
The Bobcat prefers rabbits and hares, it will hunt anything from insects, chickens, geese and other birds and small rodents to deer.
Size: 2 1/2 feet height Weight: 19 lbs Lifespan: 7 – 10 years in the wild.