Animal Species

Canadian Lynx
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The Canada lynx has an excellent sense of sight. It can spot a mouse at 250 feet!

Sponsors
Andrew and Barbara Watters; Mark & Sheila Dickey; Diane Porter & Gary Gehrlein; Jossy & Lily; David, Becky, ,Erika, David & Victoria; Dennis & Coleen Olesnanik Family
Habitat
Coniferous forests in Canada and Alaska (small population in Rocky Mountain areas)
Size
3 ½ foot long with a 2-5 inch tail
Lifespan
Around 15-20 years
Diet
small mammals and birds
Reproduction
1-3 kittens are born after a 63-70 day gestation period
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Threats
Trapping, habitat destruction and competition with coyotes for prey.