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What does a bobcat sound like?

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Bobcats vocalizations include a piercing scream that has been described as being similar to a woman's scream. Bobcats are capable of growling, snarling and hissing, and are known to be particularly loud throughout their breeding season and during the act of mating, according to the Connecticut Wildlife website.

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Bobcats are medium-sized cats that make their homes in various regions throughout the United States. Bobcats are typically solitary, only coming together during the breeding season. They can also be found in number when nursing their young. Bobcats are usually quiet, but their distinctive calls and vocalizations are heard throughout a breeding season that lasts from February until May.

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