"The Return of Lynx to Northwestern Poland"

The project is implemented by the Western Pomeranian Nature Society together with the Mammal Research Institute of the Polish Acadamy of Sciences in Białowieża and the Cultural Center in Miroslawiec

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Do you know.....?

Like in every month, we prepared a few curiosity about lynxes:

About lynx activity.

Lynxes, like other cats, are most often active at night. During the day they rest in their hiding places. Most often these are inaccessible places, between the forest thicket, invisible to foreign eyes. At night,  they are looking for prey.

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Dead lynx was found

Unfortunately, yesterday (5/8/2019) around 10 we received a notification from the Dobrzany Forest District, that on Saturday (3.08) dead lynx was found near Chociwel on railway tracks. The animal was found by members of the "Battalion" Association. On 5 August at around 12 o'clock a local visit took place with the participation of the police. Lynx was sent to the authopsy, which took place around 18.00. The results will be described in a special protocol, probably  the lynx did not die cause of the disease, but many other changes indicate that death was not natural. At this stage, we are not able to clearly state the cause of death - the lynx's body was found in an advanced state of decay. Further research is ongoing.

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Greta became a mother!

The female lynx Greta, who lives in an adaptive pen in Dłusko, gave birth!

While we were watching films captured by the photo-trap, we saw our new mother with her one kitten. Although .... we are not sure, if there are more. 😊 The cat's family will be watched and we will keep up to date information about the progress of our animals.

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