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Wolves Could Help Recovery Of Canada Lynx
2011-08-31 05:39:58

  As wolf populations grow in parts of the West, most of the focus has been on their value in aiding broader ecosystem recovery — but a new study from Oregon State University also points out that they could play an important role in helping to save other threatened species. In research published August 30 in Wildlife Society Bulletin, scientists suggest that a key factor in the Canada lynx being listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act is the major decline of...

2011-08-23 11:47:23

  The Iberian lynx, one of the most endangered cats in the world and Europe´s most endangered carnivore, may not be doomed by its small population size, according to a study published Monday in the journal Molecular Ecology. Just 250 Iberian lynx are believed to exist in the wild, raising the risks of inbreeding and low genetic diversity.  However, the current study suggests the lynx has had little genetic variability over the last 50,000 years, and that this has not...

2011-08-12 16:18:00

MOJAVE, Calif., Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA has selected XCOR Aerospace to provide suborbital flight and payload integration services for research and scientific missions in a program that will offer up to $10 million dollars in contracts to match payload customers with flight vehicle services. The awards were announced by NASA's Flight Opportunities Program, a part of NASA's Office of the Chief Technologist at NASA Headquarters in Washington, DC that is managed at Dryden Flight...

2011-07-26 00:00:29

The WNBA Minnesota Lynx in association with General Mills work with Sportsdigita to activate a youth oriented challenge to stay fit in an innovative and interactive manner. Minneapolis, Minn. (PRWEB) July 25, 2011 The Minnesota Lynx, in association with General Mills, have teamed up with the sports marketing digital interactive agency, Sportsdigita, to create the "Lynx Move" website and campaign for kids to stay active through a series of weekly challenges. The WNBA recently featured the...

2011-06-29 09:57:00

VALCOURT, QC, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - BRP will host the largest commercial event of its history from July 10 to 17, 2011 in Montr©al. The Palais des congrs de Montr©al (convention centre) will showcase all BRP products and R & D capabilities, host a career fair for the general public and offer test-rides in the Parc Ren©-L©vesque. BRP is even including free concerts on Crescent Street. Starting July 10, 4,000 dealers, distributors, suppliers, members of...

2011-06-21 07:15:00

DENVER, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Well-organized exhibits are essential for winning cases, but the traditional method for making electronic hyperlinked exhibit lists, creating links in popular spreadsheet programs, is difficult to complete under tight deadlines. Now, with the new Exhibit-Lynx(TM) application (http://www.brief-lynx.com/ExhibitLynx.php) from eTrial Communications Inc., attorneys can easily create interactive electronic exhibit lists. The latest variation of eTrial's...

2011-05-06 03:00:00

LONDON, May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Unilever Launches the Lynx Stream Mobile App - Unilever, one of the world's largest consumer goods companies, has created the first mobile app to capture the real-time social elements of Facebook, Twitter and mobile phone activity to produce a record of unforgettable nights out. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/prne/unilever/48911/ The Lynx Stream, developed for deodorant...

2011-04-19 10:17:00

VALCOURT, QC, April 19 /PRNewswire/ - Employees from BRP's Design & Innovation team have been selected to create the trophies for the 2011 edition of the Formula One (F1) Grand Prix du Canada. "We approached BRP for this unique opportunity because of their reputation for excellence in design and creativity," said François Dumontier, president of Octane Racing Group Inc, promoter of the Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada. "We knew they would rise to the challenge...

Latest Lynx Reference Libraries

2007-12-13 15:41:08

The Snowshoe is a cross between a Siamese and a bi-colored American Shorthair. The first Snowshoes appeared in the 1960s. The breed is sturdy and pointed with white markings on the face, chest and feet. The ears and head of a snowshoe are triangular. The head typically has black markings. The eyes of a Snowshoe are always blue. The Snowshoe coat is short-haired and is white and gray; it can come with blue, lilac, lynx, fawn, chocolate or seal points. All Snowshoes however are born white,...

2007-01-19 12:56:54

The bobcat (Lynx rufus, or commonly Felis rufus) is a wild cat native to North America. They are found mostly in the United States, southern Canada, and Northern Mexico. The bobcat is an adaptable animal that inhabits wooded areas as well as semi-desert, urban, and swampland environments. They live in a set home range that shifts in size with the season. They utilize several methods to mark their territorial boundaries including claw marks and deposits of urine or feces. In appearance, the...

2007-01-19 12:44:27

The Canada Lynx (Lynx canadensis) is a close relative of the Eurasian Lynx. The Canada Lynx is more similar to the Bobcat than to the Eurasian Lynx. This cat is found in northern forests across almost all of Canada and Alaska. In addition there are large lynx populations in Montana, Idaho and Washington. The Canada Lynx is rare in Utah, Minnesota, and New England. Reintroduction efforts in Colorado have been ongoing since 1999, with the first wild-born kittens confirmed in 2003. There...

2007-01-19 12:42:25

The Iberian Lynx (Lynx pardinus, sometimes Felis pardina) - sometimes referred to as the Spanish Lynx. It used to be often miss-classified as a subspecies of the Eurasian Lynx, but it is now regarded as a separate species. While the Eurasian Lynx bears rather pallid markings, the Iberian Lynx has distinctive, leopard-like spots. The Iberian Lynx is smaller than its northern relative. It does not usually hunt animals larger than hares and rabbits as its main prey. However, as the population...

2007-01-19 12:40:24

The Eurasian Lynx (Lynx lynx) is a medium-sized cat of European and Siberian forests. It is one of the major predators. It has grey to reddish fur with black spots. The pattern of the fur is variable. Lynxes prey on hares, rodents, foxes, and even roe deer.

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Word of the Day
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.