Documentary film


In memoriam Ludvík Kunc (1934-2021)

In memoriam Ludvík Kunc (1934-2021)


Posted - Jul 29, 2021

Ludvík Kunc was a Czech zoologist, publicist and artist. He worked mostly with lynx but also with other large carnivores. He advocated the capture and delivery of live lynxes from Slovakia for translocations to several European countries as part of reintroduction programs in the 70s and 80s. As part of his work at the Ostrava Zoo, he provided quarantine and veterinary examinations for lynxes and mediated their delivery to the release...

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During the project, the school from Krasno already participated in LIFE Lynx activities. We had a lecture and a workshop about lynx last year so this was a unique opportunity for them to see the lynx that will inhabit the area around their village in person. Many thanks to their parents and teachers for the support!...

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About two weeks ago, a lynx couple, Zois and Aida were released in the forests of Bohinj Mountains. In this short video clip we captured some expressions of hunters, other locals and LIFE Lynx project team members after the release. The two lynxes are now exploring their new home. The first data we received from their telemetry collars show that they stayed together on the Jelovica...

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Hunter Stories – Lynx the hunter

Hunter Stories – Lynx the hunter


Posted - Oct 5, 2020

In times when the Eurasian lynx is making a comeback in Europe, to the places where in the history he disappeared from, there is hope that hunters will continue to play a critical role in the conservation and long-term protection of this species. In this episode of Hunter Stories, we share what Slovenian hunters Maks Konečnik, Miha Marolt, Anton Marinčič, and Lado Bradač have to say about the Eurasian lynx – as a hunter. You can watch...

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Video – Release of lynx Maks

Video – Release of lynx Maks


Posted - Jul 14, 2020

Lynx Maxs is already exploring his new home. His release was an exceptional experience for many, who are in one way or another involved with the LIFE Lynx project. We prepared a short video of this event.      ...

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International Lynx Day 2020

International Lynx Day 2020


Posted - Jun 11, 2020

The International Lynx Day is celebrated on June 11 and is a collaborative initiative of the transboundary 3Lynx project with eleven project partners in five countries. Different public events and online screenings will be organized in Slovenia, Italy, Germany, Austria, and the Czech Republic to raise awareness for the endangered species – the lynx. A map of all events is available online.  We invite you to celebrate this day! LIFE...

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European Natura 2000 Day relates to May 21 1992 when both EU Habitats Directive and LIFE programme were approved. This Directive together with the Birds Directive (adopted in 1979) became a base of EU Natura 2000 Network of protected areas. All three large carnivores, bear, wolf, and lynx are protected within the scope of Natura 2000. Even before the regulation of carnivore protection was enforced, some hunters realized that...

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At the 11th International Fair of Hunting and Fishing, held between April 12th and 14th in Gornja Radgona, LIFE Lynx project was presented by the Hunting Association of Slovenia as one of the partners of the project. Visitors of the fair were acquainted with the information on the LIFE Lynx project and the process of moving lynxes Goru and Doru from Romania into Slovenia and Croatia. We presented ecology, biology, the history of the...

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The documentary film “Path of the Lynx”, directed by Gregor Šubica and Seth Wilson, passed the selection of the 12th edition of the Smaragd Eco Movie Festival (SEFF). It has been selected in the competition of 153 films around the world. The film was filmed as part of the LIFE Lynx project and brings discussions with key people from Slovenia, Croatia and Slovakia who participated in the reitroduction of lynx on the Dinaric...

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The town of Senj, in cooperation with the National Park North Velebit, marked the 16th International Mountain Day with a full day program in the village Krasno. At this year’s edition, doc.dr.sc. Magda Sindičić from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Zagreb, presented the LIFE Lynx project and related activities in the area of Velebit Mountain. After her lecture titled “The Path of Lynx”, a projection of the LIFE...

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Path of the Slovak lynx

Path of the Slovak lynx


Posted - Nov 30, 2018

On Friday, November 16th 2018, the National Zoological Garden Bojnice hosted an international conference „Path of the Slovak lynx“. Representatives of governmental and non-governmental institutions participated at the event.  Jakub Kubala and Branislav Tám from ZOO Bojnice presented information on the current state of the lynx population in the Slovak Carpathians, international conservation and management of the lynx. Furthermore,...

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