Genetic Reinforcement of the Dinaric Lynx Population
This action will improve the genetic outlook of the Dinaric lynx population and effectively save it from extinction. We will reinforce the Dinaric population by integrating 9 lynx into this region.
We will consider integration of individual lynx as successful if the released animals survive at least one year after the release, establish a territory and find a mate. If a released lynx dies or disperses far from the remaining population, a replacement animal will be translocated to the location. All animals will be released and monitored by our project team, with the help of hunters in the established Natura 2000 sites in the Dinaric mountain range east of the Ljubljana-Koper highway in Slovenia (5 animals) and Croatia (4 animals). Releases are expected to take place from the beginning of 2018 until summer of 2023.
Doru established his territory
Almost 4 months ago we released into the forests of National Park Risnjak a male lynx Doru. After the release
Forest animals exploring the enclosure in Loški Potok
More than three months have passed since our first translocated lynx Goru was released from quarantine enclosure in Loški Potok.
It looks like that our Romanian male lynx Goru has found his territory on Mala gora and maybe also his
Goru and Doru are searching for their territory
Goru and Doru, the first two of 14 lynx that will be included in the Dinaric- SE Alpine lynx population
News about the lynx Doru
Since the release of Doru in the NP Risnjak until today, we have collected 52 positions fixed by the GPS
Lynx Goru was released into the wild
Today Slovenian hunters from Loški Potok released a lynx named Goru into the wild. Goru was transferred from Romania to
Goru is adjusting to his new environment
Lynx Goru arrived in Slovenia on April 26th and is currently adjusting to his new environment in quarantine enclosure in
The release of Doru – one step closer to saving the Dinaric population
Doru, a four-year-old male lynx from the Carpathian mountains in Romania, was released in the Risnjak National Park on Saturday