Canada Lynx

At the Preserve

Our collection:

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Male Female Young

Our Habitat:

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Square Feet

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Articles from the Preserve:

Lynx in 360 Video

3:50 min video - Lynx are the Feline, or cat, of the North. This carnivore has adapted well to its home in the Boreal forest with camouflage, excellent vision and hearing, large furred paws and long powerful legs. They are not the cuddling kind of cat, but in this...

Wild Spring Adventure!

6 minute read (and/or) watch the video!Spring is the sign of new life! It’s the circle of life intertwined and flourishing from increased sunlight. It’s a time of birds migrating. Some, like swans, stop only a short time on their way to nesting grounds further north;...

Dawson Lynx

Take a look at this lynx. Does something look off to you? Those red splotches in her eyes are blood. A car hit her outside of Dawson City in mid-May, 2018. The driver got her to a local vet, who gave her a few stitches to repair a laceration in her leg. But her...

Resources

General Overviews

Canada Lynx in the Yukon from Department of Environment, Yukon Government.
This page has all the basics for lynx in the Yukon, including Tracks, scat, range and more!

Population regulation in snowshoe hare and Canadian lynx: Asymmetric food web configurations between hare and lynx by Stenseth, N.C.; Falck, W.; Bjørnstad, O.N.; Krebs, C.J. published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences:
The lynx is a specialist predator and its main prey is the snowshoe hare; when hare populations in a region decrease, so do the corresponding lynx population. But does this relationship go both ways: do lynx numbers also influence the number of snowshoe hares in the area? This paper explores this predator prey relationship in depth.

 

Yukon Specific Research

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