A majestic feline that is native to the boreal forests of North America. Don’t let its fluffy appearance fool you – this cat is a skilled hunter and expert survivor in harsh environments. Its distinctive ear tufts and snowshoe-like paws are just some adaptations that help it thrive in snowy landscapes.
But despite its impressive hunting skills, the Canada Lynx faces numerous threats. Climate change, habitat loss, and hunting have all taken a toll on this beautiful cat. With its populations dwindling in many parts of its range, conservation efforts are critical to ensure this iconic species continues to roam the forests of North America.
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Terrestrial / Aquatic
Altricial / Precocial
Polygamous / Monogamous
Dimorphic (size) / Monomorphic
Active: Diurnal / Nocturnal
Social behavior: Solitary / Pack / Herd
Diet: Carnivore / Herbivore / Omnivore / Piscivorous / Insectivore
Migratory: Yes / No
Domesticated: Yes / No
Dangerous: Yes / No