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New animal provides the missing lynx

 

Last updated 8/6/2020 at 11:38pm

Tashi, a Eurasian lynx, is the newest animal ambassador at Wild Wonders in Bonsall.

BONSALL – The newest animal in residence at Wild Wonders in Bonsall is a link to how scientists are solving an overpopulation problem on the other side of the Atlantic.

It's been over 700 years since a Eurasian lynx has been seen in Scottish forests. That loss may be about to change via a well-planned reintroduction program to bring the apex predator back into remote areas.

Biologists and wildlife conservationists are working with locals so that they understand that the lynx is a natural solution to a real problem of a roe deer population that has been spiraling out of control and crea...



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