(Flores-Morales et al. 2019)
Two bobcats growl during a nighttime encounter.
Bobcats are usually silent but produce deep growls, hisses, and spitting noises when they defend territory or perceive a threat.
Bobcats are typically solitary, except during breeding.
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Image location: San Diego, California, USA
Bobcat resting sites include rocky slopes, brush, and abandoned burrows.
Bobcats prefer rocky ledges for protection and concealment.
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