Lynx in my yard

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Re: Lynx in my yard

Postby 1EyedJack » Sat Mar 10, 2018 12:22 pm

Cool Cats, Al.


^^^This was in northeastern Czech Republic last fall, a sanctuary to eventually release to its native habitat.
The cats of the wild are very interesting. No lynx around here (southern Oregon Cascades), but we have our share of cougars (no, not those "cougars". but, yes, we have those too...).
We also have our share of grey wolves that migrated from the Snake River area (NE Oregon/Idaho). Bigfoot on all fours.

P.S. My highschool mascot was/is Kellogg Wildcats (nthn Idaho). Nickname for the lynx.
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Re: Lynx in my yard

Postby anemic » Sat Mar 10, 2018 6:39 pm

Fabulous cat tales!!! And photos!

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Re: Lynx in my yard

Postby connyro » Sat Mar 10, 2018 10:24 pm

Damn those are cool photos Al! Thanks for sharing. I have never seen a lynx. They may be in the woods where I live (a close friend swears he saw one while deer hunting) but I've never seen one.


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Re: Lynx in my yard

Postby Chisana » Sun Mar 11, 2018 12:48 am

Neat photos. Thanks for sharing. There was one year here on the kenai when I spotted several lynx in broad daylight traveling. It was a year when the hare had peaked in abundance the year before and then crashed. Other than that, I have only seen a very few in 40 plus years of wandering wilderness areas of alaska. Cool animals,must have been awesome to view them from your home.


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Re: Lynx in my yard

Postby telemarkmark » Wed Mar 14, 2018 9:53 am

Wow - even better than finding a set of new 22 Designs bindings?

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Re: Lynx in my yard

Postby lowangle al » Wed Mar 14, 2018 10:38 am

I was lucky to have seen them at all and that they hung around for about a half hour was really special. Since then I've heard that there was a litter born under someones porch in the neighborhood and that another neighbor had 6 in their yard recently.


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Re: Lynx in my yard

Postby STG » Wed Mar 14, 2018 10:59 am

Great photos! You are fortunate to have such incredible wildlife in your yard! I have never seen a Lynx although I have encountered many other creatures. I had a wolf lope downhill within 4 feet of me while I taking a break from skiing resting on a slope. It is not just about the snow: wildlife is what makes the backcountry skiing so special.


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Re: Lynx in my yard

Postby Desmo » Wed Mar 14, 2018 6:41 pm

Cool pics! We get black bears, turkeys, deer, coyotes, but haven't seen any cats. Our neighbor says she saw a bobcat not too long ago...

I also see otter tracks often when out skiing, but I haven't seen any actual otters yet.

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