Lynx By Ali Linson
Description • A medium sized cat • Has unusually large paws that act like snow shows in deep snow
Size • Two and a half feet long and weighs to about 17 to 25 lbs.
Habitat • Live in the forest and young trees
Diet • Snow shoe hares, mice, voles, grouse, ptarmigan, and red squirrel
Life span • Lynx in the wild tend to live 10 to 15 years
Threats Hunted and trapped for fur Now is protected from all hunting in the U.S except in Montana and Alaska
More active at night than at daytime Now only live in Maine Minnisota Wyoming Oregon Idaho and possibly Michigan Prefer to live alone Interesting Facts