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March 16, 2007

Lynx

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Here you can see the typical small tuft of black hair on the ears of the lynx.
This is easily the biggest cat species in central Europe and a very impressive sight.

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Another typical feature of the Lynx is its short, stubby tail.
Again, these pictures were taken at the “Fasanerie” in Wiesbaden, Germany.

3 Responses to “Lynx”

  1. sam54848hd Says:

    what type of animal is this

  2. site admin Says:

    this is the biggest wild cat to be found in Western Europe. It is quite big but somehow less popular than a puma or the really big relatives like lions or tigers.

    More at Wikipedia:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lynx

  3. Hailey Says:

    can you hunt this animal or not?

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