Latvia’s population of Eurasian Lynx (Lynx lynx) is estimated to be stable and increasing and the aim is to have no less than 600 – 650 lynx in spring before kittens are born.
What wild animals are in Latvia?
Many varied animals live in Latvia. The forests are home to badgers, beavers, foxes, wolves, bats, hedgehogs, weasels, lynxes and elk. The marshes are home to otters, minks and herons, and the coastal waters provide shelter to sea turtles, water birds and gray seals.
How many lynx are in the wild?
The Iberian lynx is the world’s most endangered cat. In 2002, there were fewer than 100 left in the wild. Although now there are over 400, their numbers are still declining in Doñana National Park—a reserve in Andalusia, southern Spain—from 93 in 2013 to only 76 in 2015.
Are lynx good pets?
Can Lynx be pets? Lynxes can be kept as pets and pet lynx can be seen a lot. They can be excellent companions if they are looked after from a very young age. They might not be the same as other domesticated dogs or cats because of their nature but they will love you the same.
Do wolves live in Latvia?
Latvia at a glance
It begins like this: “The wolf is common in the major part of the country inhabiting most densely the western and eastern regions. According to official data on population trend, the maximum of population size was reached in the middle of nineties (1997 – 997 individuals).