[Sca-cooks] To cat or not to cat

Terry Decker t.d.decker at att.net
Fri Aug 3 14:24:28 PDT 2012

There is an argument as to whether the bobcat should be Lynx rufus or Felis 
rufus.  The fact that one can get hybrids makes me think L. rufus is 
probably correct.


> No, it is not. The bobcat is Lynx rufus, the lynx is Lynx lynx. Same 
> family, different species. [and then there are "lynx cats", which are 
> lynx-bobcat hybrids that are not the subject of this e-mail. ;-)]
> Margaret, amateur biologist

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