Eurasian Lynx

Little Lynx, Big Problem

Food and Habitat

The Lynx eats...

  • Hares
  • Rabbits
  • Rodents
  • Grouse
  • Wild Boar
  • Chamois
  • Foxes
  • Roe Deer
  • Reindeer
  • Carrion

The Lynx lives in...

  • older, mature forests with downed trees and windfalls provide cover for den sites, escape, and protection from severe weather.

Animal Description

The Eurasian Lynx ...

  • Is the largest kind of lynx
  • Ranges in length from 80cm to 130cm
  • Tail is 11 to 25 cm
  • Coat is reddish brown and short in the summer
  • Coat is thick and silky in the winter


  • They have thick and big paws to walk on snow
  • They have long legs to pounce
  • They have sharp claws to attack
  • They have black tips at their ear to hear better
  • Their fur size and color changes during the summer and winter
  • Solitary excluding mating season.
(Wiki, National Geographic)

Why it's endangered

  • It used to be hunted for the coats
  • Its habitats have been destroyed

Critical Information

Not much because ...

  • all it has to do now is reproduce

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