Facts about bobcats

Among many representatives of the cat family, the bobcat is distinguished not only by its original appearance, but also by its behavior. Here are some interesting facts about the bobcat.

The bobcat has a special dislike for the foxes and at every opportunity tries to destroy them. This is explained by the desire of the fox to regale other people’s prey, so if the bobcat notices nearby the fox, it waits nearby for its prey. Then, seizing the moment, he attacks the thief. It is interesting that the bobcat does not eat the dead fox, but simply leaves it there.

The image of a bobcat is often found in heraldry, personifying visual acuity. Specialists put forward a hypothesis – on the coat of arms of Finland there is a picture of a bobcat, not a lion.

The bobcat hearing is excellent, so it is able to hear the steps of a person a few kilometers away. When hunting for a bobcat you have to show real art.

Citing interesting facts about the bobcat, it is necessary to note the relationship between this animal and man. Bobcat can easily break a person’s neck, but such attacks are very rare – they tend to avoid people. There is a belief that seeing a trot is a great luck for a person.

The ancient Greeks believed in the ability of the bobcat to see objects through and through. Therefore, this animal and got its name in honor of the mythical hero Lucius, who had such abilities. Amber the Greeks considered as a petrified urine of a bobcat.

The community of Italian scientists in 1603 founded the Academy of Bobcat, of which Galileo was a member. The main goal of the academy was to combat prejudice and to search for truth. The bobcat, tearing Cerberus claws, symbolized the deliverance of people from the darkness of ignorance with the help of scientific knowledge.

Brushes on the ears imparts a peculiarity to the bobcat. It is noticed that without these brushes the hearing in the animal is greatly reduced.

The bobcats that formed the pair meet for a special ritual. Standing against each other individuals begin to lightly forehead.

Because of the extremely beautiful and warm furs of bobcats, they were extensively exterminated for a long time. Now this animal is listed in the Red Book and protected.

When moving in a leisurely pace, the bobcat puts the hind leg in the footprint of its front. With the movement of several individuals, the rear bobcat attacks exactly in the footsteps of those going ahead. There are also broods of tigers and wolves.