Average litter 2-4 kittens
Kittens weigh 10-12 ounces at birth and are born blind and helpless. They will also nurse for about 60 days.
The bobcat's claws are retractable.
Adult bobcat tracks have an overall round appearance with four round toe pads in both front and rear prints.
They are typically quiet but may give high-pitched screams or low growls. During breeding season bobcats become more vocal.
Ledges and rock outcroppings are important terrain features in bobcat habitat.
Excellent runners, climbers and swimmers.
Excellent vision and hearing along with a good sense of smell.
Den in hollow logs, caves, brush piles and rock crevices.
Females may line den with dry leaves, moss, or grass.
Bobcats are territorial and have large home ranges.
Most active just after dark and before dawn.
Very secretive, solitary and seldom seen by humans.
Compared to other wildlife species they rarely cause conflicts with human activities.
Not a significant vector of disease.