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Hidden populations give lynx a fighting chance

Hidden populations give lynx a fighting chance

作者:东浞睡  时间:2017-11-16 07:01:01  人气:

The world’s rarest cat may yet avoid extinction – by a whisker. Around 200 Iberian lynx were thought to survive in just two locations in southern Spain. Now a small number of cats have been discovered living in pockets of forest across the country’s centre, and these animals may help save the species. The Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus) once lived across the Iberian Peninsula, but trapping, loss of habitat and a crash in the numbers of its main prey, rabbit,