Bobcat are a North American mammal of the cat
Other Names: Bay Lynx, Barred Bobcat,
Catamount, Cat of the Mountains, Lynx Cat, Pallid
Bobcat, Red Lynx, Wildcat,
Bobcats in Foreign Languages:
Catalan: linx roig
Cherokee: amelige gvhe
Finnish: punailves / töpöhäntäkissa
French: lynx roux
Hungarian: vörös hiúz
Italian: lince rossa
Navajo: náshdóí libáhígíí / náshdóílbáí
Russian: rýžaja rys'
Spanish: lince rojo
Size: Bobcats are approximately twice the
size of the average house cat. Bobcats are 26
to 41 inches long with a short "bobbed"
tail measuring 4 to 7 inches. Bobcats weigh between
11 - 30 lbs.
Habitat: Bobcats are found in fNorth
America from southern Canada to southern Mexico.
Bobcats are highly adaptable and can be found
in a variety of habitats from forests, swamps,
deserts, to suburban areas.
Behavior: Bobcats create dens in hollow
trees, thickets, or rocky crevices. Bobcats are
territorial, using urine, feces, and anal gland
secretions to mark their home ranges and territory.
Description: Bobcats are brown, buff,
or brownish red with a white under side. Bobcats
have a dark brown or black stripes and spots on
some parts of the body. Bobcats have short "bobbed",