Bobcat Hunting Season Almost Explained

Recently . . . One of these critters attacked a curious white lady.

Here's more context on the local danger, discourse and right for animal rights . . .

"Bobcat hunting and trapping is commonplace throughout much of the United States, with the exception of a handful of holdout states. Despite the abundance of the wildcat nationwide, some conservationists are pushing back on the open season."

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Bobcats made a big comeback in the Midwest. But not everyone is happy they can be hunted again

For 44 years, Illinois banned bobcat hunting. That changed in 2016, when the state started a lottery for permits to hunt the predators. And every year since Illinois has hosted a bobcat hunting season. So far, the state has hosted six hunting seasons and hunters have nabbed more than 1,600 bobcats.