Wildlife Tracks
(Lynx rufus)
Corel Bobcat!
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Bobcat Prints!

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Small, but mean!

Mass: 4 to 15 kg
Length: to 4 ft. (1.2 m)
Biomes: temperate forest & rainforest, temperate grassland, chaparral, desert, mountains
Status: special concern.
Range: Throughout North America from southern Canada to southern Mexico. In the United States they are much more dense in the Southeast than in the West.

Hiker's Note:
The Bobcat's fur can be various shades of buff and brown, with dark brown or black stripes and spots on some parts of the body. The tip of the tail and the backs of the ears are black. They have short ear tufts, and ruffs of hair on the side of the head, giving the appearance of sideburns.

Bobcats occasionally eat small domesticated animals, which has resulted in attempts to eradicate them in some areas. On rare occasions humans are attacked by bobcats.

Rounded feline tracks are lack obvious claw marks and are about 2 in. (5 cm) wide.




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