By: Savannah Silke. Maine Animals Lynx. Animal's Name. My animal is a lynx. Its scientific name is lynx canadensis. The males and females don't have special names The young are called cubs. Classification. My animal is a mammal. Appearance.
My animal is a mammal.
Lynx are quick and sly, if they were slow they would not get their prey.
Their diet is mice, voles, grouse, ptarmigan and red squirrel.
Lynx live in forests and rocky areas.
2 important adaptations of Lynx are:
Lynx are solitary, which means they like to live alone.
Listen to a Lynx here!
Lynx use claws to attack their prey.
Some enemies are: wolves, coyotes and mountain lions. Kittens are attacked by large owls sometimes.
The kittens are weaned at 2 months and stay with their mom for a year.
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