Time for a nature lesson compliments of the Will County Forest Preserve!
The surprise here isn’t that there are bobcats in the preserves of Will County, mainly the ones in the southern part of the area, but that this one was actually caught on camera. According to the ReconnectWithNature.com website, that only happens once every few years since they are so well camouflaged and elusive.
There has been a push to protect bobcats over the last 25 years. The population which was once small due to over-hunting and habitat loss has rebounded so nicely that a bobcat hunting season is actually in place the last five years.
You can read much more about bobcats in Will County on their website.