Posts Tagged "E.3 Documentary Films"


Today, on 2 March, we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the reintroduction of lynx to Dinaric Mountains, when hunters and foresters brought lynx back to Slovenian forests. The successful reintroduction, which resulted in an increase and expansion of the population beyond Slovenian borders, was followed by inbreeding due to the lack of connectivity with other lynx populations. The latter could lead to another extinction of the lynx in...

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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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Video – Release of lynx Catalin

Video – Release of lynx Catalin


Posted - Apr 3, 2020

While lynx Catalin is exploring his new home, you can watch a short video of his transfer to Slovenia and the release into Snežnik forests. Video credit: Kawka production, LIFE...

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The latest inhabitant of Dinaric forests, which came from Romania, was named after a Croatian forester Alojzije Frković. Mr Frković was an exceptional man, who left tremendous contributions to monitoring of Dinaric lynx population and significantly improved Croatian hunting management. This is our way of symbolic appreciation. In this short film, his wife Zrinka Frković and close co-workers are talking about the life and work of Mr....

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On Saturday, June 8, the Zagreb ZOO celebrated its 94th birthday and at the same time marked the International Lynx Day in cooperation with the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and associations BIOM and WWF. Zoo visitors had the opportunity to find out more about the biology of lynx and why the population in the Dinaric Mountains is endangered. In addition, LIFE Lynx team from the faculty presented the equipment and the methodology for...

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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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