TRANSGREEN - The first Eurasian lynx to cross from Silesian to Moravian-Silesian Beskydy


What is limiting the large carnivore migration?

News piece by: Hnutí DUHA Olomouc (Friends of the Earth Czech Republic)

Photomonitoring confirmed the first recorded case of a large carnivore travelling between two West Carpathian mountain ranges, Silesian Beskydy in the north-east and Moravian-Silesian Beskydy to the south-west. Experts from Friends of the Earth Czech Republic identified the lynx captured on a camera trap by his unique pattern of spots. An adult male, first photographed on the 3rd September, was named Bronislav. It is one of the four lynx recorded in the Silesian Beskydy, mountain range forming the Czech-Polish border, in the last year. None of these animals stayed in the area for long. The last known lynx inhabitant so far is the female named Marysia, who returned to the wild after she had been found exhausted on the outskirts of a village and rescued by Polish conservationists.

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