Ibeirien lynx

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Ibeirien lynx
Temporal range: Early Pleistocene[1]-Recent 1.7–0 Ma
Scientific classification edit
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Faimily: Felidae
Genus: Lynx
Species: L. pardinus
Binomial name
Lynx pardinus
(Temminck, 1827)
Distribution o Ibeirien Lynx, 2015

The Ibeirien lynx (Lynx pardinus) is a endangered species o felid hamelt in the Peninsula o Ibeirie in Soothren Europe. As the maist feck o the Ibeirien lynx's diet is kinnens, it is unable tae signeeficantly alter its diet an, as a result, its population declined shairply whan its main prey wis decimatit bi twa diseases in the 20t century.[3][4] It wis affectit bi the loss o scrubland, its main habitat, tae human development an aa.[4] It is nou ane o the maist endangered cat species in the warld.[5] Accordin tae the conservation group SOS Lynx, if the Ibeirien lynx dee'd oot, it wad be the first feline species tae acome extinct syne prehistoric times.[6] Captive breedin an reintroduction programs hae boostit thair nummers. As o 2013, Andalusie haes a population o 309 leevin in the wild.[7][8]

Formerly considered a subspecies o the Euraisien lynx (Lynx lynx), the Ibeirien lynx is nou classified as a separate species. Baith species occurred thegither in central Europe in the Pleistocene epoch, bein separatit bi habitat choice.[9]

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  1. Boscaini, A.; Alba, D.M.; Beltrán, J.F.; Moya-Sola, S. & Madurell-Malapeira, J. (2016). "Latest Early Pleistocene remains of Lynx pardinus (Carnivora, Felidae) from the Iberian Peninsula: taxonomy and evolutionary implications". Quaternary Science Reviews. 143: 96–106. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2016.05.015. Cite uses deprecated parameter |last-author-amp= (help)
  2. Rodríguez, A. & Calzada, J. (2015). "Lynx pardinus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2015: e.T12520A50655794. Retrieved 29 October 2018. Cite uses deprecated parameter |last-author-amp= (help)
  3. "Iberian Lynx Depends On Rabbits for Survival". Science Daily. 5 Julie 2011.
  4. a b Platt, John R. (12 Julie 2011). "Deadly Rabbit Disease May Have Doomed Iberian Lynx". Scientific American.
  5. Ward, Dan (2008). "LynxBrief" (PDF). Retrieved July 2011. Unknown parameter |month= ignored (help); Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  6. Gonçalves, Eduardo (April 2002). "Captured cubs hold future of Europe's tiger". London: The Guardian. Retrieved July 2011. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  7. "La población de linces se triplica en Andalucía en los últimos diez años". El Mundo (in Spanish). 9 Apryle 2013. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  8. "La Junta de Andalucía refuerza en el Guadalmellato la población de lince ibérico con la suelta de dos ejemplares". El Economista (in Spanish). 8 Apryle 2013. Archived frae the original on 20 Mairch 2014. Retrieved 14 Julie 2013. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  9. "Iberian lynx Lynx pardinus". IUCN Cat Specialist Group. Archived frae the original on 24 Julie 2011. Retrieved 14 Julie 2013.

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