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Bobcat, Juvenile

Lynx rufus


My final entry from Sonoma County Wildlife Rescue as I no longer volunteer there. This is the very same bobcat from my last bobcat entry, except now he's grown much bigger! He has been human imprinted from so many feedings that he is now interested when two photographers go to take pictures of him. When he is close to being released, he will be hazed thoroughly in order for him to fear humans appropriately. It was good seeing him one last time.

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Josh Asel
Josh Asel 6 years ago

Right on that's hard core loyalty right there :)

AmandaCech 6 years ago

I have "Lady Lynx" tattooed on my knuckles, leopard print on my forearms, and the majority of my tattoos are feline related :) And yes, birds of prey are one of my favorites also, but nothing tops my kitties ^_^

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 6 years ago

Thank you Amanda, ya I'm right there with you. Raptors are a close second :)

AmandaCech 6 years ago

Big cats are my fav. I sport my love for them right out there on my sleeves, pun intended.

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 6 years ago

Thank you Yuko! Me too.

YukoChartraw 6 years ago

Beautiful series! I hope he will thrive in the nature after the release. :-)

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 6 years ago

Thank you very much Aaron and Karen for you kind comments :) I'm glad he made it too.

KarenL 6 years ago

Lovely spotting - I especially like photo 2! Really good to hear the little guy made it & will get released into the wild.

Aaron_G 6 years ago

The end of an era. Thanks for all your wonderful spottings from the Rescue, Joshua.

Josh Asel
Spotted by
Josh Asel

California, USA

Lat: 38.28, Long: -122.59

Spotted on Aug 7, 2013
Submitted on Aug 16, 2013

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