Translation of lynx in Spanish:

lynx

lince, n.

Pronunciation: /lɪŋks//lɪŋks/

noun

  • 1

    lince masculine
    • Hunting-tourism has become big business in Romania's Carpathian Mountains, the last place in Europe apart from Russia, where many large carnivores, bears, wolves and lynxes, can be found.
    • The British Big Cats Society says its 15-month survey indicates there is little doubt that big cats such as leopards, lynxes and pumas are roaming Britain.
    • Other key threats to the lynx are changing habitat, unselective trapping methods (many lynxes are killed by snares), road accidents and hunting (including deliberate and accidental shooting).
    • We're cautious but hopeful that if we can get all the lynxes we need, we'll be able to add to the population in the wild.
    • We can also make an evolutionary prediction: I expect that lions, leopards, and lynxes will also have the same 247 base pair deletion, and a similar array of stop codons.
    • His action exemplifies what the late Stephen Jay Gould, on his essay on the lynxes, aptly called ‘the authoritarian form of the empiricist myth’.
    • The entire preserve sits inside the Kootenai National Forest and is populated by wildlife, including bears and trout as well as wolverines, lynxes, and mountain goats.
    • A millionaire businessman has bought a 23,000-acre estate in the Highlands in a bid to reintroduce the wolf, the brown bear and the lynx to the wild.
    • Jewell and Alibhai have begun using WildTrack to census tapirs in Argentina, Bengal tigers in India and Bangladesh, and Iberian lynxes in Spain and Portugal.
    • The Canada lynx, the only lynx in North America, is a rare forest-dwelling cat of northern latitudes.
    • They can be kittens one moment and pumas or lynxes the next.
    • There have been four recent reports of an animal - variously described as a lynx, puma or panther - in Dumfriesshire.
    • There are elves and centaurs and unicorns and mermaids and flying lynxes and all shapes of mythical things.
    • Other predators are red foxes, coyotes, wolves, bear, mountain lions, lynx, bobcats, eagles, and great horned owls.
    • This year leaflets about the habits of bears, wolves and lynxes were given to all the schools in mountain villages.
    • This year we have scheduled a tiger, three lynxes, a cheetah, two pumas, a hippopotamus, and 500 rabid rats.
    • Given the small size of the prey hunted by modern lynxes, it is not likely that this extinct species was a predator of large mammals.
    • Most of the zoo's remaining animals, including their lynxes, reptiles and baboons, are being moved to specialist facilities elsewhere.
    • In the Adirondack mountains of New York, an attempt to reintroduce lynxes failed, with 18 of 37 mortalities attributed to road kills.
    • Experts say there is ‘little doubt’ that big cats such as panthers, lynxes and pumas are indeed roaming the countryside, following a massive increase in sightings.