How to Draw a Bobcat

In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Bobcat in 9 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.

The images above represent how your finished drawing is going to look and the steps involved.

Below are the individual steps - you can click on each one for a High Resolution printable PDF version.

At the bottom you can read some interesting facts about the Bobcat.

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How to Draw a Bobcat - Step-by-Step Tutorial

Interesting Facts about Bobcats

Bobcats live in North America, and can sometimes be spotted in people’s backyards. They are the most common wildcats in North America. They mostly live in forests, swamps, and deserts. They can survive almost anywhere.

Did you know?

  • When bobcats are born, they are blind and weigh about four to eight ounces.
  • Bobcats got their name because of their short, bobbed tail.
  • Bobcats usually eat rabbits, birds, mice, and squirrels. They are great hunters and sometimes prey on animals that are larger than themselves.
  • The lifespan of a wild bobcat is typically 15 years, but some have been known to live for 25 years. In captivity, their average lifespan is 30 years.

Bobcats are hunted by humans for their fur. At one point, they were almost endangered, but laws have been put in place to protect them. There are about 1 million bobcats in the United States alone.