Spain’s Endangered Iberian lynx Brought Back from Brink of Extinction

Spain’s Endangered Iberian lynx Brought Back from Brink of Extinction

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Iberian lynx by lynxexsitu.es - CCTen years ago the Iberian lynx was nearing extinction but today, thanks to an imaginative conservation programme that has brought hunters, farmers and the tourist industry under its wing, its numbers have tripled from 94 to 312.

“Now there is hope,” said Miguel Ángel Simón, director of the  lynx recovery program in Andalusia, southern Spain.

(READ the story in the Guardian)

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