Lynx or Bobcat?

Lucy Freilich of Garrison took this photo of what appears to be a bobcat near her home. Bobcats are sometimes mistaken as lynx. Although similar in appearance, the state Department of Environmental Conservation says lynx are extirpated in the state.

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