other feature of its environment for camouflage and launches a surprise attack. If it fails to catch its prey on the first attempt, it gives up.The Eurasian lynx is a solitary animal that hunts by getting as close to its prey as possible without being detected. It uses the vegetation or any
Geographic distribution of the Eurasian lynx
Eurasian lynx are found in Europe and Asia.
Eurasian lynx under threat
In France, the population of Eurasian lynx is vulnerable due to low numbers and its dispersion geographically. It also suffers from poaching and collisions with cars. Sanctions, protective measures and scientific studies are expected to help ensure its survival.
Forest, mountains and wooded hills
Chamois, roe deer, hares