Authorities warn residents about bobcats

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Authorities are warning residents to be on the lookout for bobcats.

They say residents who have small animals that go outside, especially after dusk, should be on high alert.

The bobcat is most active just after dusk and before dawn, according to officials.

It's the only wild cat found in Connecticut.

In recent years, the bobcat population has climbed in the state.

Though bobcats might target domestic animals, they rarely cause issues with humans and human activity.

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