The bobcat (Lynx rufus) is a medium-sized North American cat that first appeared during the . Adult males can range in weight from to kg (14 to 40 lb), with an average of kg (21 lb); females at 4 to kg ( to lb), with an.
They weigh between pounds, stand 21 inches high and are inches long. The bobcats in the North tend to be larger than those in the south.
The bobcat is a medium sized-cat, about two feet tall — larger than a housecat, but much smaller than a cougar or lion. Adult females in NJ generally weigh.