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2012-02-07 05:14:40

May bring them into human homes, bridging "infection gap" between people and wildlife Domestic cats, wild bobcats and pumas that live in the same area share the same diseases.  And domestic cats may bring them into human homes, according to results of a study of what happens when big and small cats cross paths. Initial results of the multi-year study are published today in the scientific journal PLoS One by a group of 14 authors. The joint National Science Foundation (NSF) and...

2010-10-25 06:45:00

By Daniel Stolte, University of Arizona Communications For the first time, mountain lions and bobcats have been photographed as part of an in-depth monitoring study in the Tucson Mountains, a small island of habitat facing increasing segregation from surrounding natural areas because of urban sprawl and road construction. Using infrared-triggered cameras at 65 sites, UA researchers captured 36 photographs of mountain lions roaming the Tucson Mountains. The study confirmed that lions in at...

2010-10-15 08:03:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New and expanding opportunities for fishers and bobcats highlight this year's furbearer trapping and hunting seasons, according to Pennsylvania Game Commission officials. After 10 bobcat seasons harvests tempered by specific numbers of permits, the Board established a three-week bobcat season (Dec. 18-Jan. 8 for hunting, and Dec. 18-Jan. 9 for trapping), and provides all furtaker and combination license holders the opportunity to...

2010-05-14 09:47:00

HOUSTON, May 14 /PRNewswire/ --Bobcat Gas Storage (Bobcat) announced today the start of an open season for firm storage service from its natural gas storage facility in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20051214/DAW004LOGO) The Bobcat Project offers customers premier interconnections with five interstate pipelines including Texas Eastern Transmission, L.P., Transcontinental Gas Pipeline Company, Florida Gas Transmission, Gulf South Pipeline and...

2009-09-11 12:14:00

Nearly 800 people tune in to view public drawing for bobcat permits/elk licenses HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following today's live webcast of the agency's bobcat permit and elk license public drawings, Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe called the event a good first step toward improving public access to the agency's quarterly Board of Game Commissioner meetings and other events. "We are striving to improve public access to Game...

2009-08-10 12:05:00

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- QinetiQ North America, makers of the TALON(R) robots used extensively to defuse roadside bombs in Iraq and Afghanistan, announced a new large-scale robotic capability today that it has developed jointly with Bobcat Company, manufacturer of Bobcat(R) compact loaders, in response to the increasing size and lethality of roadside bombs and IEDs (improvised explosive devices). QinetiQ North America's Technology Solutions Group has developed a kit that can be...

2009-07-24 08:54:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hunters and trappers seeking to participate in Pennsylvania's upcoming bobcat seasons have until Sept. 1 to submit an application via the Pennsylvania Game Commission's new Pennsylvania Automated License System (PALS) to be included in the public drawing to award 1,780 permits. This can be done at any issuing agent or through the "Buy Your Hunting License Now" icon in the upper right-hand corner of the Game Commission's Web site...

2009-06-17 10:13:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission officials today announced that hunters and trappers harvested 487 bobcats during the 2008-09 bobcat seasons. Harvest numbers for 2008-09 by WMU are: WMU 2A, 2; WMU 2C, 34; WMU 2E, 14; WMU 2F, 41; WMU 2G, 126; WMU 3A, 56; WMU 3B, 123; WMU 3C, 42; WMU 3D, 23; and WMU 4D, 15. "The 2008-09 bobcat permit holder success rate of 40 percent is tied for the second highest with the 2005-06 harvest, both of which were...

Latest Bobcat Reference Libraries

2007-01-19 12:56:54

The bobcat (Lynx rufus, or commonly Felis rufus) is a wild cat native to North America. They are found mostly in the United States, southern Canada, and Northern Mexico. The bobcat is an adaptable animal that inhabits wooded areas as well as semi-desert, urban, and swampland environments. They live in a set home range that shifts in size with the season. They utilize several methods to mark their territorial boundaries including claw marks and deposits of urine or feces. In appearance, the...

2007-01-19 12:44:27

The Canada Lynx (Lynx canadensis) is a close relative of the Eurasian Lynx. The Canada Lynx is more similar to the Bobcat than to the Eurasian Lynx. This cat is found in northern forests across almost all of Canada and Alaska. In addition there are large lynx populations in Montana, Idaho and Washington. The Canada Lynx is rare in Utah, Minnesota, and New England. Reintroduction efforts in Colorado have been ongoing since 1999, with the first wild-born kittens confirmed in 2003. There...

2007-01-19 12:40:24

The Eurasian Lynx (Lynx lynx) is a medium-sized cat of European and Siberian forests. It is one of the major predators. It has grey to reddish fur with black spots. The pattern of the fur is variable. Lynxes prey on hares, rodents, foxes, and even roe deer.

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