Proposed lynx reintroduction

The Lynx UK Trust requested permission to introduce up to six of the big cats to the Kielder Forest in Northumberland. The Trust said the animals, which can grow to 4.2 feet in length, belong in Britain and there is a “moral obligation” to bring them back. The proposed plan would initially involve six lynx, … Continue reading Proposed lynx reintroduction

Lynx UK Trust selects Kielder and Borders as their preferred trial reintroduction site

From the Lynx UK Trust ~ July 25, 2016 It was just over a year ago that the Lynx UK Trust announced their hopes to reintroduce Eurasian lynx to the British Isles. Suggesting five potential sites for a trial reintroduction they introduced many people to these mysterious and beautiful forest cats that shy away from … Continue reading Lynx UK Trust selects Kielder and Borders as their preferred trial reintroduction site

Dartmoor Zoo’s lynx, Flaviu, is still on the run

Last week we reported on Flaviu, the lynx that escaped from the Dartmoor Zoo just hours after his arrival earlier this month, is still on the run. Benjamin Mee, the Zoo’s owner, believes Flaviu will not venture far as there is plenty of easily accessible food in the form of rabbits and birds. In an … Continue reading Dartmoor Zoo’s lynx, Flaviu, is still on the run