Images confirm Presence of Bobcat on Jekyll Island

December 27, 2014 6:45 PM

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Images of an elusive animal have been captured by remote-sensing cameras that were set up to help researchers count deer on Jekyll Island. The animal in the images has never been noticed at the island state park. A photograph taken in the early 1990s had provided only prior evidence that bobcats may live on Jekyll Island.

However, cameras on different parts of the island captured photos before dawn of a lone bobcat with its stubby tail and white patches behind its ears. This happened while officials at Jekyll Island were estimating the population of white-tailed deer and had put cameras in use to photograph them at n...

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