/ Modified feb 15, 2024 4:27 p.m.

Bobcats Among Us

Bobcats are thriving in metropolitan Tucson in spite of the community's growth in the Sonoran Desert.

A group of scientists and volunteers has been conducting an extensive study about bobcats west of I-10 in Tucson. The “Bobcats in Tucson Research Project” involves trapping the animals, taking DNA samples, and recording details such as weight and overall health. So far, the group has captured and released more than 50 individual bobcats and collared most of them, which have been spotted in about 50,000 locations.

Producer: Tony Paniagua
Videographer/Editor: Nate Huffman

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