Guide to Wildlife Identification
- Prefers open brushland or semi-wooded country.
- Occurs from valley bottom to timberline, though generally
found in mixed cover at lower elevations.
- Can be mistaken for lynx (lynx are more streamlined
and have longer legs and larger paws).
- Bobcats are smaller than lynx but larger than house
- Rarely vocalize, but if heard at night, they often
sound like a baby crying.
- Be sure to check local regulations for hunting or
trapping information on this species.