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A lynx (/ˈlɪŋks/; plural lynx or lynxes) is any of the four species within the Lynx genus of medium-sized wildcats. The name "lynx" originated in Middle English via Latin from the Greek word "λύγξ", derived from the Indo-European root "*leuk-", meaning "light, brightness", in reference to the luminescence of its reflective eyes. There is considerable confusion about the best way to classify felids at present, and some authorities classify them as part of the genus Felis. Neither the caracal, so... View more [Wikipedia]

Lynx

    nodley GreenLynx

    2 months ago

    Wild lynx 'to return to Britain'

    The controversial plans to bring back the predators, which were wiped out in the wild in Britain 1,300 years ago, would see six of the animals returned to the wild in Kielder Forest, Northumberland. The Lynx UK Trust submitted plans for the scheme to Nat...

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    nodley Green Yeah, Britain is about the size of a single US state but has 70 million people: http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_cyCg6QtW9_c/TT1wFMXYrTI/AAAAAAAABG4/AFDePIA1oqY/s1600/uk_usa_central_extract.png

    2 months ago

    nodley Green Most of it is cities, we don't have vast areas of farmland like France or forests like Germany, we're as full as we can be without losing everything green.

    2 months ago

    nodley Green We do have 15 special protected areas that nobody can touch such as the Yorkshire moors: http://www.northyorkmoors.org.uk/__data/assets/image/0007/477133/NYMR-steam-train-in-Newtondale_credit-Mike-Kipling-NYMNP.jpg Check them out, they\'re pretty: http://www.nationalparks.gov.uk/

    2 months ago

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    • Type(s):Wild Animal
    • Animal Group(s):Mammal
      Cat

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