Mammals are what most people think about when they think of natural wildlife, and Florida is home to a multitude of different species. Florida’s mammals come in all shapes and sizes, from bears and deer to squirrels and… Read More
Q and A: I am concerned about mistaking the Florida Bobcat for the Florida Panther. Could you enlighten your readers?
from J.C., via eMail Answer: The bobcat (Felis rufus) is found from southern Canada, throughout the United States, and to the higher elevations of southeastern Mexico. In Florida, the bobcat occurs statewide. A solitary, mostly nocturnal creature, the bobcat… Read More