The Triglav lynx – Tris arrived to Pokljuka

Posted - Mar 17, 2021

In the past two weeks, the pupils of the School community Julian Alps Biosphere Reserve have suggested names for the first lynx translocated to Gorenjska region, and now we have a winner. The lynx  got its name – Tris and a new home in Pokljuka!

Thank you to all the pupils who proposed names and voted and to the School Community to help with this process!

Tris in quarantine enclosure. Photo: Miha Krofel, LIFE Lynx

During this time, lynx Tris also received a passport with his name and arrived from Romania to the quarantine enclosure in Pokljuka, where he will spend a few weeks adapting to the new environment. Since the lynx is a wild and timid animal, please do not approach the enclosure. The enclosure is in a secret location and we are monitoring its surroundings with video surveillance, park rangers and inspectors.

Special sleds, typical for Gorenjska, were used to transfer Tris to the enclosure. Photo: Aleš Zdešar, TNP

Tris has a passport. Photo: Maja Sever, LIFE Lynx

In this video, you can see how the team transferred lynx Tris to the quarantine enclosure in Pokljuka.