|The Nature Nation E-Newsletter
Photo of the Month
Wendy Schuck from Radium Hot Springs, BC took this photo of a curious bobcat looking right into her patio window. Wendy said "it was having difficulty walking through the deep snow so it was taking advantage of the cleared areas around their home."
By nature, bobcats are opportunistic predators, feeding on a wide array of prey: mice, beaver, squirrels, birds and even deer at times. However the main prey is snowshoe hare. Unfortunately a bobcat killed Wendy's pet cat on February 2. Wendy said "although they are sad at the loss of their pet they do understand the risk living next to the national park."
Thank you, Wendy for the great photo, and to Larry Halverson, Naturalist, Kootenay National Park.