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Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx)

A Lynx is a medium-sized wild cat. It has got a short tail and sharp fangs. It has black spots and orange paws with regular claws. It has very long white whiskers and a small nose. It has got round brown eyes and pointed ears. [1]

Scientific denomination and classification[edit | edit source]

The lynx is of the family of felines and is divided into four species: Canadian Lynx, Eurasian (or Siberian) Lynx, Bobcat Lynx and just Lynx. [2]

Behavior[edit | edit source]

In fact they are carnivores, and they are a minnace for the flocks and the men who lead them to pasture,very dynamic and agile, capable of jumping over two meters. The lynx is carnivorous and hunts small or medium-sized animals such as hares, rabbits, foxes, birds and occasionally caribou (a type of reindeer species).

Habitat[edit | edit source]

The lynx lives in the woods with a fairly rocky ground where it can hide and the chances are therefore greater possibility to find animals to hunt.

Its presence in the fables and stories[edit | edit source]

Of fairy tales there is the lynx and the moon.

Its presence in art (images)[edit | edit source]

The lynx can be found in the work of arming the archdeacon called "The Lynx". In 2008 he released a film about of the lynx. The film is called "The missing lynx" and was made by Manuel Sicilia and Raul Garcia. Here is the image of the film: [3].

Other details[edit | edit source]

The lynx has tufts on the ears to hear sounds better. The lynx has two long fangs so that when it attacks live animals it can kill them as soon as possible. The lynx weighs from 25 to 33 kg in height and between 70/80cm, its length is between 110/50 cm.

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External links[edit | edit source]

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