The Bobcat adapts well to diverse habitats and lives in forests, swamps, deserts and urban areas.
IN THE WILD – Rabbits, mice, birds, squirrels and other mammals
IN THE ZOO – Meat
- 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