Bobcats
BEHAVIOR

Bobcats are mainly crepuscular, meaning they are most active at dawn and dusk. During winter months bobcats are out more during the day because that is when their prey is also most active. Bobcats are solitary cats that and can take down prey that is three times larger than themselves, including small deer.

COLOR PATTERN
  • Grey, brown coat
  • Black tufted ears
  • Short bobbed tail
  • White bellies
  • Visible spots

WHERE WE LIVE

Bobcats are very adaptable and live in a variety of habitats including wooded areas, swamp lands, and even in urban areas. They have the widest range of all the wild cats in North America.

WEIGHT
Bobcat
14-21 pounds

 

House Cat
12 pounds
LENGTH
Bobcat
18-50 inches long

A Man’s Stride
3 feet long

Bonus
Bobcat
Can take down an animal three times bigger than itself.

 

 

 Deer
60 pounds
WHAT WE EAT

OBLIGATE CARNIVORE

  • Deer
  • Rabbits
  • Rodents
  • Birds
  • Squirrels
  • Chickens

 

THREATS

  • Habitat Loss
    Bobcats are losing a lot of their habitat to farmers and urbanization.
  • Retaliatory¬†Killings
    Bobcats are killed by farmers for taking their livestock.

Did you know…

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