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Canadian Lynx (Lynx canadensis)

Order Familly
Carnivora Felidae

Green: the Borealie

Red: actual distribution

Diet:

Carnivorouse, feeding principally on snowshoe hares, but takes other species when the latter are rare.

Reproduction:

Generally, the female is sexually mature at 2 years. Mating occurs between March and April. The 1-4 cubs are born between May and June after a gestation period of 9-10 weeks, and are weaned after 3 months.

Lifespan:

Up to 15 years in the wild and 24 years in captivity.

Predators:

Pumas and gray wolves.

Status:

Not at risk.