Translocated lynx


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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Where is Emil?

Where is Emil?


Posted - Jun 2, 2021

Since his release by the mountain hut Apatišan in Croatia, lynx Emil crossed the National Park Northern Velebit and made a short stop by the sea. Shortly after, he looked again for a forest cover and he is now back in the Nature Park Velebit.

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LIFE Lynx project team is closely monitoring how the five lynxes translocated to the Southern Alps in Slovenia are exploring their new environment. According to the latest data from their telemetry collars, Zois and Aida stayed in the broader area of Jelovica and Tris, Julija, and Lenka are exploring the Triglav National Park and other parts of the Pokljuka plateau. We also checked the situation in the field and we discovered that all...

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Tris – the largest measured lynx in Slovenia, Julija, and Lenka are now exploring their new home. Our cameras captured their release into the wild and we share it with you. Peter Prevc, LIFE Lynx project ambassador correctly assumes that lynx can jump very far. How far do you think a lynx can jump?...

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We received the first data from the telemetry collars of Tris, Julija, Lenka, Zois and Aida, five lynxes released in Gorenjska region at the end of April this year. All of them stayed in the area of the region where released them. Lenka and Julija stayed together in Triglav National Park, Tris moved a little bit to the south, but also stayed on the Pokljuka plateau. Zois and Aida also stayed in the area of release, and moved a bit...

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Nature Park Velebit has just become richer for one beautiful feline called Emil! Emil is the fourth lynx to be released in Croatia as part of the LIFE Lynx project, and the third that we are releasing on Velebit. Based on the data from the photo traps, we estimate that there are about 38 adult lynxes on Velebit, so we hope that Emil will not have any problems finding a partner. So far, a total of 13 lynx, ten males, and three females...

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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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Today Triglav National Park got three new inhabitants, the Eurasian lynxes. Lenka and Julija came from Slovakia, and Tris from Romania, all with a mission to save the Dinaric-SE Alpine lynx population from extinction. The names of two lynxes are tightly connected to Triglav National Park. Lynx Tris was named as a combination of the names Triglav (the highest Slovenian mountain) and lynx (in Slovenian “ris”) and lynx Julija, got her...

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Today the first two lynxes, named Zois and Aida were released from the quarantine enclosure in Gorenjska region (North-West region of Slovenia). Together, nine lynxes were already released in the scope of the LIFE Lynx project in the Dinaric-SE Alpine lynx population. On Wednesday, April 28, three more will be released in Triglav National Park. Translocation of lynxes to Gorenjska region was a big challenge for the LIFE Lynx project...

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On a sunny Saturday morning, the enclosure on Pokljuka plateau got another two residents. Lenka and Julija, two adult Slovakian female lynxes joined lynx Tris in the quarantine enclosure. After a short period of adjusting all three of them will be released into nature. Triglav national park rangers and project staff welcomed the lynxes and here are some impressions from the arrival.  

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Last week another two lynxes arrived from Romania to Gorenjska (Slovenia). Lynx couple Zois and Aida are now adjusting to their new environment in quarantine enclosure on Jelovica plateau. Reactions of local hunters, the Major of Bohinj and LIFE Lynx project coordinator were captured on camera and we share them with you in this video...

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