Portland State University. Department of Biology
Date of Publication
Master of Science (M.S.) in Biology
Bobcat, Social behavior in animals
1 online resource (68 p.)
A group of four captive bobcats (Felis rufus), two males and two females, was observed for 102.67 hours over the period of one year. A pilot study was conducted consisting of a minimum of three separate observations for each daylight hour. The remaining observations were concentrated during the early morning hours immediately after feeding, the time of maximum activity and social interaction.
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House, Lon W., "Social behavior in a group of captive bobcats : a study in the sociability of felids" (1978). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 2888.