Bobcat are named for their 4-7 inch long tail that looks "bobbed" or cut off. These little carnivores can leap up to 10 feet.
While the bobcat is roughly twice the size of a housecat it is capable of bringing down prey eight times its size.
HABITATForest, swamp, mountains, prairie, and desert
DIET Rodents, deer, birds and reptiles
LIFE Expectancy10-14 years