Tag: "lynx" at biology news
Northeast a haven for many carnivores species
...ng however, according to Dr. Ray. Species such as lynx
and bobcat suffer from competition with other species such as coyotes. Mink and otter, while not yet showing evidence of decline, are susceptible to PCB contamination found in fish, their main source of food. The report also notes the general l...
...affecting predators such as the threatened Iberian lynx
and the Spanish imperial eagle. Australian farmers, by contrast, were only too happy when calicivirus escaped from a research station on Wardang Island in 1995. For them, the arrival of the Spanish virus would be a disaster, allowing rabbit populatio...
Climate may play role in lynx's hunting ability
...esearch team to study the relationship between the lynx
and the snowshoe hare--an interaction that has gra...rge-scale climatic patterns. "The genetics of the lynx
are quite different among these Canadian regions and we questioned whether there was some sort of ba...
Ecologists help keep death off the roads
...e of the Journal of Applied Ecology. The Eurasian lynx
is extremely rare in Germany and attempts at reint...e high density of roads in Germany means that many lynx
are killed moving around the landscape. According to the researchers: "The dense transport system re...