By saving this adorable, elusive wild cat, you could help save the planet (really!)

It’s a fact: Dangle a cat video in front of almost anyone, and they’ll drop everything to watch it. It’s something that conservationist and entrepreneur Ashwin Naidu is counting on. He is hoping that fishing cats — little-known, endangered, wetland-dwelling felines like the one shown above — grab our attention and galvanize us caring about … Read more

8 Fascinating Facts About Bobcats

Animals Wildlife 8 Fascinating Facts About Bobcats By Melissa Breyer Melissa Breyer Twitter Editorial Director Hunter College F.I.T., State University of New York Cornell University Melissa Breyer is Treehugger’s editorial director. She is a sustainability expert and author whose work has been published by the New York Times and National Geographic, among others. Learn about … Read more

Do Bobcats Attack and Eat Cats? What You Need To Know!

Bobcats are known for being incredible hunters. These predators are wildly successful. So successful that they’re almost every state of the Continental US. The only state you won’t find bobcats is Delaware. Across the country, there are approximately 3 million of these feline predators, feeding on a variety of living animals. Their favorite prey is … Read more

Are Bobcats Dangerous?

© Elder Design The bobcat, also known as the red lynx, bay lynx, or wildcat, is a medium-sized bobtailed cat native to North America. From southern Canada to southern Mexico, they can be found. The bobcat is a close relative of the slightly larger Canada lynx and is often confused for one. There are a … Read more


Bobcat Bobcat Bobcat in Columbus Zoo Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Carnivora Suborder: Feliformia Family: Felidae Subfamily: Felinae Genus: Lynx Species: L. rufus Binomial name Lynx rufus (Schreber, 1777) Range in 2016[1] Synonyms The bobcat (Lynx rufus), also known as the red lynx, is a medium-sized cat native to North America. … Read more