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  • Ranging throughout canada, alaska and into some parts of the northern united states

  • The canadian lynx is a shining example of feline adaptability

  • Earning its spot at the top as an apex predator

  • Its most defining characteristic is its furry ruff

  • Looking somewhat like a double-pointed beard

  • It also has long furry tufts on its ears

  • And a short tail with a black tip

  • Its broad oversized paws help this animal

  • To easily maneuver through the deep snow

  • As a specialist predator

  • The canadian lynx preys almost exclusively on snowshoe hares

  • Which change from white to a rusty brown depending on the season

  • Because of their well-balanced relationship

  • Both populations fluctuate together

  • In a 10 year cycle

  • From abundance to scarcity and back again

  • Canadian lynx populations face pressures placed on them by human activity

  • Trapping is one of the main sources of population decline

  • Each Lynx pelt can fetch upwards

  • Of several hundred american dollars

  • And are often used to make fur coats

  • Because the canadian lynx is such a rare animal

  • There are no up to date population estimates for any region

  • Making it difficult to increase its conservation status

  • For now they are listed under the category

  • Of least concern

Ranging throughout canada, alaska and into some parts of the northern united states

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CANADIAN LYNX - Amazing Animal Species

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    阿多賓 posted on 2014/01/13
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