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bobcats eyes and ears are its most highly refined senses and it uses
them to keep itself alive, either hunting or avoiding
Their sense of smell is not nearly as well developed, nor could it be,
given the size and shape of their skulls. A coyotes long
holds about eight times more olfactory receptor cells than
short nosed cats have room for.
big golden eyes
are full of low-light cells called rods that allow them to navigate in
the dark, and stiff whiskers on either side of the nose help
get them through tight spots when no light is available.
design makes the bobcat a supremely effective, resilient, and
enduring top predator in whatever habitat it
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thanks to Dexter K. Oliver for writing this section.