Bobcats and Their Sense Of Smell (How Great Is It?)

Bobcats (Lynx rufus) is one of North America’s most resilient (and coolest!) predators. Having lived through landscapes of varying sights, sounds, and odors, these solitary and elusive felines have evolved through the years to better survive in unpredictable environments and their excellent sense of smell is definitely proof of this! A bobcat’s nose is capable …

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Elk and Running (How Fast Can They Go?)

Bull elk walking on grass next to the edge of the forest.

The elk or wapiti (Cervus Canadensis) is one of the largest terrestrial mammals in North America and eastern Asia and the most highly evolved Old World deer. In the Cervidae family, this majestic creature stands second only to the moose, reaching a shoulder height of up to 5 feet and a weight of up to …

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Bobcats and Their Sleeping Behavior (Lazy, But Quick To Awaken)

Bobcat sleeping

Bobcats are solitary and territorial animals that normally sleep alone in their dens, separate from others of their species. As resilient and adaptable creatures, they are able to align their sleeping patterns with their hunting strategies and the changing seasons, maximizing their survivability in harsh conditions.  But, like most cat species, bobcats highly value their …

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