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Sire of first brood of Iberian lynx in captive breeding program has died

Death of the macho ibérico

February 3rd, 2010 | by nick |

Garfio, the Iberian lynx who was captured in 2003 and begat the first brood of lynx cubs to be bred in captivity, has died this week from a chronic renal infection at the age of ten. In all he sired 11 little lynxes. El País

http://www.iberianature.com/spainblog/2010/02/death-of-the-macho-iberico/

For more complete coverage in Spanish:

http://www.elpais.com/articulo/espana/Muere/Garfio/padre/primera/camada/linces/cautividad/elpepuesp/20100202elpepunac_35/Tes

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