Canada lynx

Parasite transmitted by ticks found in Canada lynx

The virus is similar to the Epstein-Barr virus that causes mononucleosis in humans and is related to a virus that infects domestic cats. Researchers who took part in the study said the discovery will help biologists monitor the populations in the future, and will be used to assess their population health when it comes to emergent diseases.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: Canada lynx in position to be delisted

(Photo courtesy of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)DENVER  – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced earlier this week that a scientific review of the Canada lynx in the contiguous United States concludes that the animal may no longer warrant protection under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and should be considered for delisting due to recovery. The recommendation is the…