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Canada Lynx

Lynx canadensis

Description:

Sitting on the edge of the forest. It sat still for a while while we drove by and photographed it, and I was lucky enough to snap a yawn, albeit a fuzzy photograph of one. They are usually very secretive, so I was lucky to get such a good look at it.

Habitat:

Seen on the side of the Alaskan Highway in an area with no nearby buildings or houses


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12 Comments

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 4 days ago

Congratulations Machi. What a beautiful animal such a lucky find. Well done!

remkinloch
remkinloch 4 days ago

Congratulations on SOTD. A very lucky find, well captured.

Very nice find Machi,congrats on the well deserved SOTD and thanks for sharing

Machi
Machi 5 days ago

Thanks everyone!

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 5 days ago

Congrats Machi for the SOTD!

triggsturner
triggsturner 5 days ago

Great series. Congrats on your sotd.

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta 5 days ago

Congratulations, Machi. How lucky spotting this wonderful feline.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 days ago

Handsome cat!

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 6 days ago

How nice for you Machi. Great spotting - Congratulations !

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 6 days ago

Congratulations Machi, your Canada Lynx is our Spotting of the Day:

"A usually elusive inhabitant of forests across much of Canada and a few neighboring US states, a Canada Lynx (Lynx canadensis) sits for a pose along the Alaskan Highway in our Spotting of the Day. The Canada Lynx is a specialist predator, and its distribution closely parallels that of its primary prey, the Snowshoe Hare (Lepus americanus)".

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Machi
Machi 6 days ago

Thanks maplemoth

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 a week ago

Very beautiful photo, and Lynx....

Yukon, Canada

Lat: 60.58, Long: -134.62

Spotted on Jun 7, 2018
Submitted on Jun 13, 2018

Spotted for mission

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