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First Jekyll Island bobcat confirmed
Cat caught on wildlife camera
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This automatically-triggered photo shows what appears to be young male bobcat on Jekyll Island, the first documented sighting of its kind on the island. - photo by
SAVANNAH — Remote-sensing cameras set up to help researchers count deer on Jekyll Island ended up capturing images of a more elusive animal that had never before been confirmed at the island state park. The only prior evidence that bobcats may live on Jekyll Island was a photograph from the early 1900s showing pelts hanging in the gamekeeper's cabin. A century later, park staff and island residents sometimes reported fleeting glimpses of the nocturnal predators.
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