Iowan saves a bobcat in Calhoun County

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CALHOUN COUNTY, Iowa (KCCI) - A bobcat found on an Iowa roadside is recovering this morning thanks to a caring passerby.

Linda Anderson says she found the male bobcat Tuesday morning near Manson -- in Calhoun County. Anderson says she stood on an overpass bridge to help protect the animal from further injuries until a veterinarian arrived.

The vet says the bobcat broke both of his back legs and will need 6 to 8 weeks of rehabilitation.