Injured Bobcat Back Home in the Wild After Treatment at Cornel

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 16:32 in Mathematics & Economics

In April, a bobcat was hit by a car in Lansing, N.Y. and received treatment at the Janet L. Swanson Wildlife Health Center to repair a severe front leg fracture and dislocated hip. After spending ten weeks recovering with a local licensed wildlife rehabilitator, he was returned to a Cornell Botanic Garden's managed natural area, which was close to his original home range, but further away from busy roads. Throughout his treatment and rehabilitation, he remained fierce and wild, never looking back as he bolted from a large carrier out into the beautiful meadow and the dense forest beyond.

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