Bobcats

Hunting, trapping proposals raising a ruckus in Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS — An Indiana DNR official has recommended making adjustments to two proposals regarding bobcats, raccoons, opossums and coyotes that have been met with fierce opposition. One proposal would create a bobcat hunting season. Hunters would be limited to catching one bobcat and there would also be an overall statewide quota. The season would likely run from Nov. 8 to…

Wanted by Rhode Island researchers: bobcats

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. — Have you seen a bobcat in Rhode Island? If so, researchers at the University of Rhode Island want to hear from you. Research associate Amy Mayer wants the information for ongoing studies of the habitat usage, distribution and population of the state’s only wild cat. Mayer says bobcat numbers appear to be on the rise, based…