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Bobcats occasionally eat small domesticated animals, prompting attempts to eradicate them in some areas. In the southeastern United States, bobcats are becoming increasingly habituated to urban and suburban settings although they are seldom seen because of their reclusive ways. On rare occasions, bobcats have been known to attack humans. In the past bobcats were extensively hunted and trapped for their valuable pelts.
United States and southern Canada to most of Mexico
Brushy, rocky and wooded areas
Protected in some areas, rare in others
Rabbits; other mammals ranging in size from small rodents to deer; ground nesting birds; carrion
Further information about this species may be found on the Animal Diversity Web page for bobcat.