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Felis lynxLynx


Average size: 22 - 44 lbs. / 32 - 40 inches

Average lifespan: 12 - 20 years

Range/distribution Map

Habitat description: Lynx inhabit the northern areas of North America, Europe, and Asia. They are primarily found in shrubby grasslands, or small forests.

Behavior: Lynx are primarily solitary animals, and have personalities similar to that of a domestic cat. They hunt small bird and mammals, as well as fish.

Current news/event & conservation status: Currently, Lynx are considered to be a pretty secure species.

Fun Fact

Lynx have huge feet, compared to the rest of their body, that act as snow shoes!