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Conservation groups offer reward for information on lynx killed in western Colorado

By Associated Press 6:08 PM MDT, October 27, 2009DENVER (AP) — A coalition of conservation groups is offering a $4,800 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person who killed a federally protected lynx in western Colorado.The 4-year-old male lynx was found Oct. 7 near Silverton when researchers responded to a signal from the radio collar the cat was wearing. The state Division of Wildlife says the lynx was shot with a bow and arrow.Lynx are on the state and federal endangered species lists. The Division of Wildlife has released more Read More

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Lynx cubs at U.K. wildlife park killed by their dad

Lynx cubs at Cumbrian wildlife park killed by their dadBy Pam McClounie Last updated at 14:08, Monday, 19 October 2009Two Canadian lynx cubs have been killed by their father – and another cub suffered serious injuries to her leg after a rough play session.The lynx cubsThe cubs, who lived at Trotters World of Animals at Bassenthwaite, were born in May to parents Freya and Odin.But during a scuffle the first cub died when Odin was reintroduced to the enclosure.The keepers separated him from the family group until the remaining two cubs were stronger Read More

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Man jailed for selling lynx meat in New Brunswick

Illegal moose, deer meat sale, endangered lynx earns hefty fine plus jailPublished Monday October 19th, 2009 By Laura MacInnislaura.macinnis@miramichileader.comMIRAMICHI — Moose meat, deer meat, lynx meat, and salmon. It isn't a party menu, but a list of animals conservation officers found in the possession of an illegal seller.Glenwood George Gallan pled guilty Tuesday to charges of illegally selling moose and deer meat after attempting to hide his business behind a status Native.And Natural Resource Department officers later found even more Read More

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Canadian Coinage Showcases Lynx, Bison

By Dennis G. Rainey, World Coin NewsSeptember 28, 2009 Other News & ArticlesThe Royal Canadian Mint honored numerous native wildlife on a platinum coin series that ran from 1990 (polar bear) through 2004 (grizzly bear). The peregrine falcon (1996) and harlequin duck (2001) were covered in the April 2009 issue of World Coin News. I have written previously about the muskox (coins issued in 1999) in an article in the July 2000 issue of WCN, and the pronghorn (coins issued in 1996) in the February 2002 issue of WCN. I wrote a more comprehensive article Read More

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Canada lynx kitten injured, euthanized at Wisc. facility

Canadian Lynx kitten euthanized, spinal cord damagedPosted: Sep 08, 2009 11:16 PM EDT POYNETTE (WKOW) -- One of the two new Canadian lynx kittens at Poynette's Mackenzie Center had to be euthanized. A Mackenzie Center employee found the lynx unable to move its back legs. A trip to the UW's vet school revealed the lynx had suffered an irreparable spinal cord injury. The lynx kitten was fine when it made it's debut September 2nd.No word on how the lynx was injured.Officials at the Mackenzie Center hope to replace the kitten.http://www.wkowtv.com/Global/story.asp?s=11095691-------Learn Read More
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