What is another word for bobcat?

Pronunciation: [bˈɒbkat] (IPA)

Bobcats are a type of wild cat that are known for their short, bobbed tails. Although this is one of their defining features, there are many synonyms for the word "bobcat" that can be used to describe these elusive creatures. Some common synonyms include lynx, wildcat, mountain cat, bay lynx, and red lynx. However, there are also many regional variations, such as the "bobcat lynx" found in the southwestern United States. Regardless of what you choose to call them, bobcats are fascinating animals that are often found in the wild throughout much of North America. With their distinctive markings and fierce hunting skills, they are truly one of nature's fiercest predators.

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    • Noun, singular or mass
      Lynx.

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Usage examples for Bobcat

"It is now hardly a six month since he saved a trapper from a bobcat and killed the animal with a knife.
"Riders of the Silences"
Max Brand
"Did you ever see a horse that was gentle and yet had never been ridden, or his spirit broke, Pierre-" Here Pierre made his leap swift as some bobcat of the northern woods; his hand whipped out as lightning fast as the striking paw of the lynx, and the gun was jerked from the hands of Jack.
"Riders of the Silences"
Max Brand
It makes it safer for me in case Old Man Coyote or Buster Bear or Yowler the bobcat happens to be looking for a Beaver dinner.
"The-Burgess-Animal-Book-for-Children"
Burgess, Thornton W. (Thornton Waldo)

Famous quotes with Bobcat

  • I remember one winter, when I was about five or six, I spent three days with another boy, tracking a bobcat that had been sighted in another county fifty miles away, but which I was sure had come into our neighborhood.
    Terry Brooks

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