Bobcat Sightings in Teaneck: Safety Tips

Recently, the Teaneck Health Department has received several calls concerning the sighting of bobcats in the Township. Most of the calls were from residents in the vicinity of Copley Avenue which is west of Teaneck Road as you head towards Ridgefield Park. As a result of these phone calls, Bergen County Animal Control was dispatched to survey the area for bobcats. No bobcats were sighted during the initial canvass of the area in question. The Animal Control Officer did speak with residents about their concerns and will continue to monitor the area. Animal Control is also requesting photographs of the animal in question for better identification purposes.