“This is number ten in six months,” said self-titled wildlife specialist Cliff Moore, standing next to a cage containing a bobcat he said he nabbed from a Frisco backyard on Tuesday morning.
“The land is shrinking, and the number of animals is growing,” he said. “It’s inevitable that something bad is going to happen.”
The trapper estimates there are as many as 100 of the big cats running wild here. He worries that if they aren’t caught and relocated as part of a concerted effort, one of the wild felines could easily upset the family-friendly foundation the city of Frisco is built on.
“They are able to take down a deer,” Moore said. “If they are able to take down a deer, what can they do to our companion animals, and — worst case — our children?”