Reproductive biology of captive female Eurasian lynx, Lynx lynx

  title={Reproductive biology of captive female Eurasian lynx, Lynx lynx},
  author={H. Henriksen and R. Andersen and A. Hewison and J. Gaillard and Morten Bronndal and S. Jonsson and John D. C. Linnell and J. Odden},
  journal={European Journal of Wildlife Research},
  • H. Henriksen, R. Andersen, +5 authors J. Odden
  • Published 2005
  • Biology
  • European Journal of Wildlife Research
  • Studies on wild Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) have revealed variation in reproduction between areas, years and individuals. In order to explore potential causes for this variation other than food supply, we analysed data from captive lynx, which provide conditions with minimal environmental variation as all were fed ad libitum. Data from 37 individual female lynx were available from 20 zoos in Norway, Sweden, Finland, Switzerland and the Czech Republic. Data on 177 reproductive events (where a male… CONTINUE READING
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