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Canada lynx walking through the snow

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This is the Canadian lynx (Lynx canadensis), which is a medium sized cat. The Big 5 or the Big Cat family consists of: Tiger, Lion, Jaguar, Leopard and Snow Leopard. Notice how long its hind legs are and how big its paws. Such a gorgeous animal.


Estonia's national animal is the Lynx, at least we know there is one place left on earth where Lynx can survive and stay wild rather than a 'caged survival' plan which is lunacy. This is a Canadian Lynx.

Canada Lynx by Critter Seeker, via Flickr

Taken near Destruction Bay in the Yukon Territory of Canada. See the video of this animal move with ease over the snow:

Magnificent Canadian Lynx

This Lynx has got his puffy winter coat on.all set for winter! Love a lynx.

Precioso lince ibérico

The Iberian lynx is the world's most endangered feline species. The conservation effort taken to prevent it's extinction has paid out. A shrinking population of less than 100 Iberian lynxs in 2002 is now up to 404 cats that live in the Mediterranean fores