Bobcat
  • wild cat native to North America
  • found mostly in the United States , southern Canada , and northern Mexico
  • inhabits wooded areas as well as semi-desert, urban, and swampland environments
  • have characteristic black bars on the forelegs and tail
  • have prominent, pointed ears with short tufts of black hair at the tip
  • get their name from their stubby black-tipped tails with a white underside
  • twice as large as a house cat but typically smaller than the lynx
  • average 36 inches
  • weigh 16-30 pounds
  • carnivorous
  • will hunt anything from insects and small rodents to large deer
  • prefer rabbits and hares