Bobcat gets hit by Camaro, stays in bumper overnight


MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A bobcat spent the night in the bumper of a car after being struck late Sunday night.

The Camaro’s owner hit something on Interstate-240 and didn’t see what it was, according to Kelvin Jones, a worker at the body shop.

He took the car to be fixed this morning.

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When the employee started working to fix the damage, they saw the animal staring back at him, Jones said.

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A wildlife official came to remove the animal. He used a pole to grab the animal and pull it out.

The bobcat survived, but he has a broken leg, Jones said.

FOX13 is working to get more updates on the animal’s condition.