Siberian Lynx

Lynx lynx wrangeli

The Siberian lynx is superbly adapted to getting around its wintry habitat. Wide and webbed paws help keep the lynx from sinking into the snow. Hair on the bottom of its paws prevents slipping and along with a thick coat of fur, battles the chilly climate.

Fact File

Species @ Risk Image
where to see themWhere to see them: Night Hunters
lengthLength: 2.6 to 4.3 ft
weightWeight: 18 to 68 lbs
life expectancyLife Expectancy: 17 yrs
habitatHabitat: Forest and scrubland
dietDiet: Hares, small hoofed mammals, rodents and birds
exclamationRisk Status: Species at Risk (IUCN—Endangered)