Wild Animals/Bobcat, cat


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Hi Terry,

Bobcats are medium-sized felids that can be found throughout North America. Males are one to two feet tall at the shoulder, and weigh about nine kilograms; females are 75% as heavy as males. A bobcat's weaponry include its retractable claws and canine teeth. Because bobcats have abridged tails, their anatomy does not allow them to engage in chases that involve sharp turns. As a result, bobcats, like other species' of lynx, have evolved to capture their prey over very short chases.

Lynxes have relatively strong jaws for their size, but because their diet usually consists of rodents, rabbits, and the like, they have not acquired exceedingly powerful jaws relative to the remainder of the animal kingdom; wolves, hyenas, and other animals can bite much harder for their size.

If a bobcat and a red fox were to engage in a fight to the death, there is little doubt that the bobcat would emerge as victor unless the red fox was much larger, which they usually are not. The fact is that felids have a significant advantage over canids vis-a-vis their flexible forelimbs, which allow them to subdue canids and safely administer a killing bite. Wolves are known to have been killed by mountain lions via this manner and hyenas, which are not canids, have been killed by leopards as well for much the same reason.

Bobcats and domestic felines are very closely related, and I'm sure that they could produce offspring, which themselves would probably be fertile. Although female bobcats only weigh about seven kilograms, they are still generally larger and better armed than domesticated cats, feral or otherwise, and I think one would have the advantage if a conflict were to ensue.

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Fady D. Isho


I can answer general questions about any and all of the phyla within the kingdom Animalia. I am most knowledgeable on the predatory, reproductive, and intraspecific and interspecific behavior of megafauna, including but not limited to the big cats, ursines, hyenas, canids, and the like. I can also answer some questions about animal conservation, but please do not ask me how to rehabilitate feral animals. Virtually every state in America has a local animal shelter or rehabilitation center that serves that purpose. I would also prefer not to answer questions about hypothetical animal fights.


I've read about animals for the majority of my life, and have researched and studied them independently and academically.

I am a few semesters away from obtaining a B.S. in biology.

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