February 24, 2012

Canadian Lynx, Yukon Territory

Photograph by Nicolas Dory, Your Shot

This Month in Photo of the Day: Animal Pictures

A Canadian lynx is seen in the Ogilvie Mountains (Yukon Territory, Canada) last winter. I followed fresh wolf tracks, north of Tombstone, before I found this lynx enjoying the sunset. I spent three hours with the feline, watching him resting, stretching, and hunting snowshoe hares in the snow.

(This photo and caption were submitted to Your Shot.)

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C. Leohr
C. Leohr

Magnificent Lynx! One of my favorite big cats. So rare and so mystical. I absolutely love your photo. 

Todd Smith
Todd Smith

Love your lynx shot. It's so hard to get them to look at the camera, and yours struck a fantastic pose. The eyes and face are really great. I hope they put that in the magazine. Brilliant!

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