Canada lynx

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Can′ada lynx′

a North American lynx, Lynx lynx, having tufted ears and a grayish-tan coat.
[1830–40, Amer.]
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Noun1.Canada lynx - of northern North AmericaCanada lynx - of northern North America    
catamount, lynx - short-tailed wildcats with usually tufted ears; valued for their fur
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In December 2016, however, the agency found the Canada lynx was at risk of extinction through the end of this century.
Yes, they're fluffy and adorable but if you want to give a Canada lynx a cuddle - not that we'd recommend it
ABSTRACT--The Canada Lynx (Lynx canadensis) is poorly documented in southwest Alaska, where dominant habitats are generally not conducive to supporting persistent Snowshoe Hare (Lepus americanus) or Lynx populations.
The area is designated as a habitat corridor for the Canada lynx, a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act that was virtually gone from the landscape in Colorado in the 20th century, but has been successfully reintroduced.
Accompanying Suki and Finch are their animal friends, Screech the Falcon and Tip the Canada Lynx.
Photo: In this April 19, 2005, file photo, a Canada lynx heads into the Rio Grande National Forest after being released near Creede, Colo.
A cat that fancies colder climes, the Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis) is yet another target for recovery.
Occasionally, people confuse a bobcat for a Canada lynx, but lynx are considered extirpated in New York.
Fewer coyotes has meant more snowshoe hares for the Canada lynx and presumably, what scientists call a "trophic cascade" of effects on other species.
Part II uses the saga of the Canada lynx to explore the resource constraints of ESA practice today.
Department of the Interior, 2000), hybridization between wild populations of Canada lynx and sympatric populations of bobcat (Lynx rufus) was unrecognized.

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