Bobcat Research

Because of their vital importance to the island’s ecosystem, many research projects have been conducted to better understand their habitat needs and requirements.

How To Track a Bobcat

  • A rooster, in a separate and safe enclosure, is used to lure a bobcat into the trap.
  • The bobcat is sedated and measured.
  • A GPS collar is placed on the bobcat.
  • Researchers locate each bobcat every few weeks and location date is downloaded.