Carnivorous, feeding principally on small mammals, carrion, birds, frogs, insects, but also eats berries.
Up to 10 years in the wild and up to 12 years in captivity.
Sexually mature at 10 months. Mating occurs between December and March. The 4-7 cubs are born between March and May after a gestation period of 2 months, and are weaned after 4-5 weeks.
Canadian lynx, bobcat, coyote, wolverine, gray wolf and black bear.