I grew up in a fairly secluded, heavily wooded area. One of the best ways to explore the wilderness was on horseback. I admit that I would NOT have seen either of these beautiful cats if my horse had not reacted first. My encounter with a Lynx was one of the most beautiful, tranquil encounters of my life. I was riding one warm winter day and out of the bushes, on top of a snowy bank, emerged the most majestic grey faced cat I had ever seen. It was perfectly still, allowing me a long time to gaze at it (much to my horses’ displeasure). It slowly made its way out of the bushes and crossed the game path I was riding on, silently disappearing into the bushes.
My encounter with the Bobcat is similar [Read more…]