January 2024 Photo-observation of the Month

A Bobcat, illuminated by the winter evening sun, fixes its gaze across a snowy meadow. ©

Congratulations to @melissainvt for winning the January 2024 Photo-observation of the Month for the Vermont Atlas of Life on iNaturalist! Her stunning image of a Bobcat in the snow received the most faves of any iNaturalist observation in Vermont during the past month.

Bobcats are one of Vermont’s most evocative mammalian predators, and encounters with this species tend to fall into two camps – the split-second ...more ↓

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