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Bobcat By Daryl L. Hunter
Similar in appearance to the lynx, the bobcat ranges across
southern Canada. It is also found in the central and western
United States. It is generally smaller than the lynx, and
with a more heavily spotted coat. Some individual bobcats
have attained weights of almost 32 kg.
A bold, solitary stalker of small game, the bobcat’s
diet consists mainly of mice and rabbits, but they have been
known to kill muskrats, mountain beavers, foxes and weasels. They
will occasionally attack deer, but are generally too small
to have much success.
They are preyed upon chiefly by cougars, wolves, coyotes and