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Featured Species | Canada Lynx (06:41)

Host: Sarah Leon with John Organ

Canada Lynx (click to view larger)
Canada lynx
Photo credit: Michael Zahra


Status: Threatened/ Listed on March 24, 2000
Scientific Name: Lynx canadensis
Description: The Canada lynx is a medium-sized cat, similar to the bobcat. It has longer legs and very large well-furred paws, impressive adaptations for maneuvering through deep winter snow. While their name suggests otherwise, the historical and present North American range of the Canada lynx includes Alaska, Canada, and many of the other northern 48 states.
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Photos: Canada Lynx Project photos on USFWS Flickr


Last updated: May 8, 2013