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Lynx (Europe)

Scientific Name: Lynx lynx

Subspecies: Lynx l. carpathia Lynx l. pardina Lynx l. balcanica

Distribution: Scandinavia, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Poland and most of the Eastern European Countries.

Habitat: Mature, high-timbered coniferous or mixed forest with dense understorey and steep, rocky, mountainous terrain.

Description: Long-legged, heavily built cat weighing around--------- and measuring up to - ---------- over the shoulder. The pelage is yellowish-brown in summer, paler in winter, spotted heavily on legs, but more sparsely on back. The tail is short with a black tip, the ears have long tufts.

Hunting method: Lying in wait, hunting with dog or hunting with bait.

Hunting available in: Russia.

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