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bobcat:

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name given to several related small, ferocious members of the cat family. All have small heads, tufted ears, and heavy bodies with long legs and short tails. All are primarily terrestrial, although they are able to climb trees.
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"(The bobcat) jumped on his back; he was able to fight it off with a golf club," Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection officer Sgt.
In a unique video, a rattlesnake is seen fighting for its life as it encounters a bobcat in Arizona.
While the bobcats were in the area of the carcass contemporaneously, they did not always feed simultaneously.
We collected stomach contents from bobcats that either died as a result of vehicle collision, or were incidentally taken by trappers across 18 southeastern Ohio counties from 2002 through 2011; the majority (91.7%) was collected from 2007 through 2011.
Bobcats will respond to standard predator calls, such as a dying rabbit or fawn in distress, but calling for bobcats is a bit different than calling for coyotes.
Today I veto this bill because bobcats are a valuable part of Illinois' ecosystem and continue to need protection."
The town has a good amount of rabbits this year, a draw for the bobcats, Officer Pease said.
Although bobcats can climb trees, they do the majority of their hunting on the ground.
Trappers, however, kill bobcats for their pelts, which fetch around $500 for a clean, nicely spotted one.
"Purchasing the Bobcats is the culmination of my post-playing career goal of becoming the majority owner of an NBA franchise," said Jordan after the vote.
Under the agreement, US Airways will sponsor in-game promotions and competitions for fans at Bobcats home games.
Scott Johnson, nongame wildlife biologist in Indiana, agrees with Bluett about bobcat habitation and says bobcats are "ubiquitous as far as major habitat, they're not too picky." The places they don't tolerate, in his experience, are row-to-row agriculture, monoculture farming--usually corn and soybeans--and extremely urban areas.