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Bobcat picture and information, Bay Lynx (Lynx ruffus) – nic’s pic kwik
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Bobcat picture and information, Bay Lynx (Lynx ruffus) – nic’s pic kwik

The bay lynx, bobcat, or wildcat, as Lynx ruffus and its close relatives are variously called in different parts of the country, is one of the most widely distributed and best known of our wild animals. It is about two-thirds the size of the Canada lynx and characterized by much slenderer proportions, especially in its legs and feet. The ears are less conspicuously tufted and the tip of the tail is black only on its upper half. Bobcats range from Nova Scotia and southern British Columbia over practically all of the wooded and brushy parts of the United States except along the northern border, and extend south to the southern end of the high table-land of Mexico. From the earliest settlement of America the bobcat has figured largely in hunting literature, and the popular estimate of i...