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Mammals: Canadian lynx

Mammals: Canadian lynx

Systematic classification

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
suborder: Feliformia
Family: Felidae
subfamily: Felinae
Kind: Lynx
Species: L. canadensis - Kerr, 1792

It is present throughout Canada and in some States of the USA (Montana, Washington, Utah and New England).

Canadian lynx - Lynx canadensis (photo www.duiops.net/seresvivos)

Canadian lynx - Lynx canadensis (photo www.nhptv.org)

Canadian lynx - Lynx canadensis (photo Keith Williams)

Somatic characters

l Very similar to the European high school (Linx linx), has a yellow or gray coat and can have blackish spots.

Biology

The lynx hunt hares, rodents and birds. In some areas, the hare is almost the only prey to the Canadian lynx. It is a highly endangered species


Video: WILD IBERIA: MYSTERY OF THE LYNX (January 2022).