Name: Lynx, Family Felidae related to the Bobcat
Description: Light gray with pale brown to blackish hairs. Soft thick fur, a black-tipped short tail, and tufted ears
Location: North America, Europe, Asia
Special Features: Short tail
Tufts of hair on tips of ears
Large feet protected with thick fur
Double-pointed beard at throat
Weigh up to 40 pounds
Length varies, up to four feet
Life span 15 years
Often elusive avoiding humans
Listed as Endangered in United States
Diet: Carnivores preferring deer, rabbits, hare.
Neat Fact: Often hunted for their beautiful fur coats.