Bobcat

Lynx rufus

NATURAL HABITAT
The Bobcat adapts well to diverse habitats and lives in forests, swamps, deserts and urban areas.

DIET
IN THE WILD – Rabbits, mice, birds, squirrels and other mammals
IN THE ZOO – Meat

FASCINATING FACTS

  • Most abundant wildcat in the United States
  • Females raise litters of one to six kittens
  • Mothers care for kittens until age one
  • Stalk and pounce on their prey
  • Sometimes hunt mammals that are bigger than them
  • Visitors in 2016
    Visitors in 2016

    234,000

  • CAMPERS IN 2016
    CAMPERS IN 2016

    2,600

  • CREATURES CARED FOR
    CREATURES CARED FOR

    400