Siberian lynx

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Siberian lynx
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A Siberian lynx at Dartmoor Zoological Park, England.
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Suborder: Feliformia
Family: Felidae
Subfamily: Felinae
Genus: Lynx
Species:
Subspecies:
L. l. wrangeli
Trinomial name
Lynx lynx wrangeli
(Ognev, 1928)
Synonyms

Lynx lynx cervaria
(Temminck, 1824)

The Siberian lynx (Lynx lynx wrangeli), also known as East Siberian lynx, is a subspecies of Eurasian lynx living in the Russian Far East. It lives in the Stanovoy Range and east of the Yenisei River. There are 5,890 mature individuals in the Russian Far East as of 2013.[1] Prey include the Siberian roe deer.[2]

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  1. ^ Breitenmoser, U.; Breitenmoser-Würsten, C.; Lanz, T.; von Arx, M.; Antonevich, A.; Bao, W. & Avgan, B. (2015). "Lynx lynx". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2015: e.T12519A121707666. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
  2. ^ Heptner, V. G.; Sludskij, A. A. (1992) [1972]. "Lynx". Mlekopitajuščie Sovetskogo Soiuza. Moskva: Vysšaia Škola [Mammals of the Soviet Union. Volume II, Part 2. Carnivora (Hyaenas and Cats)]. Washington DC: Smithsonian Institution and the National Science Foundation. pp. 524–636.