Stunning images showcase the beauty of Canada's iconic animal

The Canada lynx has very thick, light brown or gray fur with light black spots. It has large ears with long black tufts at the ends. Its tail is short with a black tip at the end.

It has a pointed, beard-like ruff and long legs with big paws. Its paws work like snowshoes and distribute the lynx's weight, helping it move in the snow.

The lynx's range extends over most of Canada and Alaska and south into parts of Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana.

Lynx live deep in coniferous forests near rocky areas, bogs and swamps.

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About 75% of the lynx's diet is made up of the snowshoe hare. It also eats birds, meadow voles, carrion and sometimes larger animals like deer and caribou.

Lynx often store leftover kill by covering it with snow. Adult lynx are solitary hunters, although a mother and her young will often hunt together. It usually hunts at night and stalks its prey before pouncing on it. The lynx can climb trees and it often waits on a branch for passing prey

Mark Bradley, Boreal Nature Photos 

Dave Van de Laar 

Photo Credit: Sue Ratcliffe 

Photo Credit: Regis Vincent 

Photo Credit Jeff Wendorff 

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Responses to "15 Photos That Will Make You Fall In Love With Canada Lynx "

  1. pilvikki says:

    what a kitty! and look at her paws!

  2. Beautiful and their paws are awesome !

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  4. Anonymous says:

    So beautifull!!

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  6. Tracey says:

    Such a magnificent animal and these photos are stunning!

  7. Tele says:

    Want one!

  8. pretty pussy on the snow <3 <3 <3

  9. moeketiti says:

    Magnifique !

  10. They are Beautiful !

  11. Phoenix says:

    Such beautiful cats!!!!!

  12. beautiful pics of an amazing creature...can't get over the size of the paws.

  13. Anonymous says:

    Awesome ! Beautiful ! Love all the big cats <3

  14. Big foot! Beautiful creature.

  15. Unknown says:

    great to see them free and not caged lovely creatures :-)

  16. Thank you for sharing these amazing beautiful photos.

  17. Anonymous says:

    Now , If there were only fewer people ? Wouldn't they be much happier creatures ? Mother Nature would know she'll tell us when she's had ENOUGH ! I think so . . .

  18. Edgar says:

    amazing !

  19. Unknown says:

    I want 1 or 2 or.....

  20. Unknown says:

    Magnificent animals.... lets make sure they survive...

  21. Unknown says:

    Sensational pictures! Especially mom/baby ones.. Such a gorgeous animal.. Please protect them for us!

  22. Fi Mason says:

    What a gorgeous animal! I live in New Zealand, we don't have any wild animals like this except in zoos, & because I refuse to go to these places the only way I get to see them is either on the TV or on web pages like this. Thanks for sharing ����

  23. Janetfax says:

    What gorgeous animals!

  24. The paws are so thick so they can walk on snow, like snow shoes. :) They're beautiful creatures.

  25. Dugi says:

    Very Beautiful!

  26. son verdaderamente hermosos y tiernos y adorables....quisiera poder abrazar unooooooo

  27. They take away your breath and yet they are defenceless against man and his tyranny of nature.

  28. 2catdad says:

    They are also found in northern Minnesota.

  29. Anonymous says:

    Such Beautiful Creatures... I wonder,. If the good Lord knew what his Children would do to his Creatures.. Extinction!!!!

  30. Metztli says:

    Son tan bellas las fotos, se ven tan hermosos los animales

  31. Hermosooo! !!!!

  32. Anonymous says:

    Their paws are huge, I guess to move better in the snow.

  33. Unknown says:

    breath taking beautiful creatures....

  34. Unknown says:

    Simply Beautiful

  35. Absolutely wonderful. Brings back many memories of times in the bush.

  36. orion1935 says:


  37. Lynette says:

    They almost look like a wolf

  38. Morgana says:

    Aah, MAJESTIC, so beautiful, mesmerising

  39. Anonymous says:

    indescribable beauty

  40. Anonymous says:

    should be Canada's national animal

  41. Anonymous says:

    Built in snow shoes to race across the snow. God thought of everything when he created all creatures. Man as the custodian of animals has failed miserably.

  42. Echo says:

    what a stunning creation that nature has born!

  43. God did. A magnificent job on these cats

  44. Dollyrkr says:

    Thanks so much for this!! Love love love!

  45. Great photos...BIG Teeth!!!!!

  46. Morgana says:

    My God, what magic creatures you made on this only and unique paradise. Thank you. PROTECT THEM.

  47. So beautiful! <3

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