Bobcat

Lynx rufus
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.

DIET

The Bobcat prefers rabbits and hares, it will hunt
anything from insects, chickens, geese and other
birds and small rodents to deer.

FAST FACTS

Size: 2 1/2 feet height
Weight: 19 lbs
Lifespan: 7 – 10 years in
the wild.

CONSERVATION STATUS

LEAST CONCERNED