LYNX

Lynx

It is a species of mammal of the Lynx genus.

Hunting for it is not very popular activity, because the animal leads an extremely secretive and accurate way of life. Allowing it to be practically unnoticed by humans and hunters. But if you have really decided to get a trophy lynx in the form of a skin or a taxidermied animal. PowerInHunt will provide some tips on how to arrange it in the best way.

The lynx is a member of the cat family and one of the bigger felines. Lynx are best known for their short stubby tails and the long tufts of black hair on the ears.
Although the it is a ground mammal, lynx are often known to climb trees or swim in order to catch their prey. Hunt small mammals, birds and fish but prefer to hunt larger mammals like reindeer, deer and elk if can find and catch them.
It has large paws which help to balance and also give more power when pursuing potential meals. Also has extremely acute hearing which allows to hear oncoming prey and predators over long distances, and also has a strong jaw and sharp teeth which uses to bite down on its prey.
Lynx are usually solitary animals and will spend their time both hunting and resting alone, however a small group of lynx may travel and hunt together occasionally.
Typically crepuscular, lynx are active at dawn and dusk often sleeping out day and night in dense thickets and other safe hiding places; they are good climbers and will use trees and high rocks as places to lay up, watch for prey and even launch ambush hunts from.

The lynx is not ready for long runs; well-fed lynx relaxes in a remote place in the forest or on backwater. It prefers to eat exclusively fresh meat, so having obtained food today, the lynx will surely find it tomorrow.

You can find a cat by its high voice, if a lynx is annoyed, then its voice goes into a roar. The trace is round, of large shape. It is also worth taking into account the habits: its gait is graceful, unhurried.

Features

Behavior:

The lynx is usually solitary, although a small group may travel and hunt together occasionally. Mating takes place in the late winter and once a year the female gives birth to between one and four kittens. The gestation time of the lynx is about 70 days. The young stay with the mother for one more winter, a total of around nine months, before moving out to live on their own as young adults. The lynx creates its den in crevices or under ledges. It feeds on a wide range of animals from reindeerroe deer, red deer, and chamois, to smaller, more usual prey: hares, fish, foxes, sheep, squirrels, mice, turkeys and other birds, and goats. It also eats ptarmigans, voles, and grouse.

Habitat:

In Russia, lynx is found in the deaf coniferous forests up to Kamchatka and Sakhalin. Lynx also lives in the Carpathians, the Caucasus, and Central Asia. Everywhere in small numbers. 90% of the lynxes of Russia live in Siberia.

Active:

Typically crepuscular, lynx are active at dawn and dusk often sleeping out day and night in dense thickets and other safe hiding places; they are good climbers and will use trees and high rocks as places to lay up, watch for prey and even launch ambush hunts from.

Methods of hunting permitted for use:

  • stalking,
  • ambush hunting,
  • trapping (automatic trap),
  • corralling,
  • using hunting dogs

Permitted hunting tools:

Hunting fire smooth-bore long-barreled arms, hunting firearm with a rifled barrel of caliber no more than 8 mm and a seating distance of not more than 51 mm (including a caliber of 5.6 mm for a rim-fire cartridge); hunting firearm combined weapons (smooth-bore and rifted gun). Including with rebarreling and auxiliary rifled barrels of 5.6 mm caliber for rim-fire cartridge; traps (automatic traps), including deadfalls of various types, mole traps, cherkans (wooden traps for animals living in lodges). Gin traps, snares, and other analogues of automatic traps. As well as nets, cages, live traps and etc; cold bladed hunting weapon.

It is allowed to use a hunting pneumatic weapon with a muzzle energy of no more than 25 J for taking a chipmunk. Ground squirrel, ground squirrel, hamster, water vole. Hunting for a lynx, badger, wolverine, hare and beaver using a hunting firearm with a rifled barrel of 5.6 mm caliber for a rim-fire cartridge is not performed.

Fur

Lynx fur is highly valued.

Fur is a rare type of fur, and therefore the most expensive. It has a strong, beautiful, valuable fur, which is of great interest in the fur trade. Fur is poured by various shades of golden, brown, orange. The most valuable and high quality are the skins of Scandinavian lynx. For the manufacture of products used only fluffy abdominal and lateral parts of lynx skins, soft to the touch, with a natural light color and pronounced spots. The soft, long and thick fur in different areas of its range is of unequal color: ashen-blue, pale-smoky, gray-brown, red-red. Almost always, the fur is dotted with dark spots, large on the back and sides, small on the chest and legs. On the belly, the hair is especially long and soft, but not thick and almost always pure white with sparse specks. However, even in the same places equally colored lynx is rarely seen. Summer fur is rougher, shorter, has a brighter coloring than winter. The trot fur is three times less than that of mink. Therefore, in the case of finished products, it is better to avoid the location of the trot on the cuffs – places of increased wear. Wear resistance of fur is 40%.