Bobcats are common throughout Arizona at all elevations, especially in rimrock and chaparral areas, and in the outskirts of urban areas where food is readily available.
Bobcats are generally seen alone, but groups may consist of mating pairs, siblings, or mothers with kittens.
Bobcats are most active around sunset and sunrise, and it is not uncommon to find one napping under a shrub in a brushy backyard.
Individual bobcats will defend a territory of one to 12 square miles. Bobcats live in virtually all viewing areas.