Diet of Eurasian lynx Lynx lynx in the northern Dinaric Mountains (Slovenia and Croatia)

  title={Diet of Eurasian lynx Lynx lynx in the northern Dinaric Mountains (Slovenia and Croatia)},
  author={M. Krofel and Djuro Huber and I. Kos},
  journal={Acta Theriologica},
  • M. Krofel, Djuro Huber, I. Kos
  • Published 2011
  • Biology
  • Acta Theriologica
  • The Eurasian lynx Lynx lynx (Linnaeus 1758) is an opportunistic predator that usually selects the smallest ungulate available. Its diet varies considerably among different regions; therefore it is important to study lynx diet in different parts of the species’ range. We studied the diet of lynx from the endangered Dinaric population in Slovenia and Croatia by analyzing lynx scats, prey remains, and stomach contents. Dinaric lynx mainly killed European roe deer Capreolus capreolus (0.64… CONTINUE READING
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