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Return of the Lynx

The Intersection
By Sheril Kirshenbaum
Jun 29, 2009 7:00 AMNov 5, 2019 10:29 AM


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Lynx are a threatened species that went virtually extinct in Colorado due to logging, trapping, poisoning, and development in the 1970s. A decade ago, wildlife biologists began a restoration effort by releasing over 200 adults from Alaska and Canada in state. However, no kittens had been seen for the past two years.

Encouraging news finally arrived this Spring with sightings of ten newborns across five dens!

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