Canadian Lynx - Lynx canadensis

Weight: 30-65 lbs
Head/Body: 40 in
Tail: 7 in

The Canadian lynx is a large cat with a powerful body, short, sturdy legs, and a very short tail. It has a large head with side whiskers and large tufted ears. Its coat is yellowish-brown fading to white on its undersides, and may be spotted with dark brown: the presence of spots and the spotting pattern varies considerably between subspecies.

The Canadian lynx may be found in the pine forests and thick scrub south of the arctic in North America, where it hunts by night, from the ground, and seeks rodents, birds, fish, small deer, goats, and sheep.

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