ï»¿Interesting Facts about the Bobcat, Lynx Rufus
Interesting Facts about Bobcats.
The name Lynx rufus may confuse you, but it is the name of the familiar N.American âbobâ tailed wild cat. The Bobcat is a medium sized wild cat closely related to the lynx and is a native to North America.
It has a reddish brown furry coat, with black markings; it has distinctive tufted ears, and as the name implies a short âbobâ tail. For a couple more interesting facts about bobcats here is a little more information.
* The tail of the animal is commonly between 2 â 8 inches in length tipped by black markings, its color can vary from being a shade of orange to a shade of gray with spots. It has long legs and relatively big paws; long hair covers the cheeks on its flattish face.