Bobcat Facts

Mating Season:

February - March

 

Mating Preferences:

Males are polygamous. Females are monogamous. 

 

Gestation period:

2 months

 

Birth Period:

April to May

Litters per Year:

1

 

# of Young Born:

1-4 average.  

 

Raising the Young:

Bobcat kittens are born blind and open their eyes after about 10 days. The female bobcat raises its kittens alone and nurses them for about 2 months before teaching them how to hunt.  The male Bobcat plays no part.

 

Behavior:

Bobcats are very territorial and are generally seen alone although groups may consist of mating pairs, siblings and mothers with kittens. 

 

Territory:

Bobcats stay within 2 miles of their home depending on weather and food sources. In larger areas, they may defend a radius of 12 miles. A lone male bobcat may have a territory that overlaps with female bobcats for breeding convenience.

 

Diet:

(Carnivores)

rabbits, rodents, birds, skunks, snakes, lizards, and the occasional deer, etc. 

 

Life Expectancy:

3-5 years average.  

 

Fun Fact:

Bobcats can lunge up to 12 feet in the air to attack its prey!

Bobcat Release

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P.O. Box 91934

Tucson, AZ 85752

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