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First Lynx to Be Released in Portugal in Early 2014

Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, Iberian lynx, release )

- 1689 days ago -
The first release into the wild in Portugal of an Iberian lynx born in captivity is to take place in the first half of 2014, probably in the Alentejo region, marking the reintroduction of the species after its effective extinction in the country, the

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Ruth C (87)
Saturday November 2, 2013, 6:22 am
They better make sure that this animal can survive in the wild, remember he was born in captivity!

Ljiljana M (115)
Saturday November 2, 2013, 6:25 am
I wish him/her to be the first of many more to be released in to the their natural habitat, , of course with regard of Ruth already written.
Thank you Cher

Past Member (0)
Saturday November 2, 2013, 8:50 am
This is wonderful news! I hope more are released soon. Keeping fingers crossed 4 great success. Thanks Cher

Christeen A (371)
Saturday November 2, 2013, 8:55 am
This is good news. Thank you. I hope they make a splendid come back.

Robert O (12)
Saturday November 2, 2013, 9:20 am
Thank you Cher!

Pogle S (88)
Saturday November 2, 2013, 9:25 am
Nice news for Lynx lovers. I hope it all works out fine

. (0)
Saturday November 2, 2013, 9:45 am
A single animal to be released?

Sandi C (98)
Saturday November 2, 2013, 9:46 am
I'm with Ruth on this.

Sara P (54)
Saturday November 2, 2013, 12:14 pm
Was a nice idea to not make public the name of the region of the release, too many bastards around!!!!!

Sheila D (194)
Saturday November 2, 2013, 1:46 pm
Exciting, and agree that they shouldn't let out where the lynx is released. Fingers crossed.

June Bostock (50)
Saturday November 2, 2013, 6:09 pm
Good news.

Past Member (0)
Saturday November 2, 2013, 6:38 pm
Agreed Sara P.

Jonathan Harper (0)
Sunday November 3, 2013, 2:23 am

Malgorzata Zmuda (200)
Sunday November 3, 2013, 10:02 am
dobra wiadomość

Elizabeth M (65)
Sunday November 3, 2013, 3:33 pm
Noted happily. They say they have been trained in hunting and survival skills!! This is exciting news, and hope to get update sometime.
Thank You Cher.

Ruth M (235)
Sunday November 3, 2013, 3:55 pm
Although this should be something to celebrate I'm not so sure - will this just be another animal to slaughter like the wolf?? There is talk about reintroducing the lynx in the UK as well but I really have mixed feelings about it because of all the morons we have now!!!!

Arild Gone for now (174)
Wednesday November 6, 2013, 2:07 am
Wonderful news,TY Cher.
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