The Bobcat’s Hunting Behavior (How and Where They Hunt)

Although small, bobcats are one of America’s most successful predators. They have spread across nearly the entire continent and are able to survive in most environments, from arid deserts to dense forests. Their success is thanks in large part to their excellent hunting abilities.  Bobcats have evolved into efficient predators that consistently are able to … Read more

Bobcats And Jumping (Leaping, Pouncing & More)

The bobcat (Lynx rufus) is a wild cat found in North America, from southern Canada to northern Mexico. The species’ “bob” isn’t referring to its haircut – it refers to its short and stubby tail that looks cut or “bobbed” at the end and also to its bobbing gait. Additionally, because of its brown to … Read more

Are Bobcats Dangerous? (To People and Pets)

When you look at bobcats, they appear small, cute, and cuddly, but don’t let that fool you; these felines can be pretty fierce. Although not as large as mountain lions, bobcats are predators and don’t survive by being pushovers. These little cats can be especially dangerous to small animals. While humans aren’t on their menu, … Read more

Do Bobcats Fight? (Are They Aggressive Animals?)

Fighting is a natural instinct for survival for all wild animals, it is necessary because their life depends on it.  Bobcats have a lot on their plate, they need to constantly hunt for food to stay healthy, they need to keep a shelter, compete with others for mates to reproduce with, and they have to … Read more

Bobcats And Their Drinking Behavior (Explained)

Bobcats, like most cats, are not big fans of water and swimming but they do frequent bodies of water like streams, lakes, ponds, and rivers to hydrate.  Water is part of their daily interaction with nature so it is never far away, bobcats are always around water. Bobcats drink water at least once a day, … Read more