Three lynx cubs born in captivity in Doñana

March 22nd, 2007 | by nick |

Great news! Three lynx cubs have been born in captivity in the El Acebuche centre in Doñana, the first this year. The parents are Aura, a female born in Doñana and Garfio, a male from Sierra Morena. Pairs are deliberately put together from different areas to increase DNA variety.

  First images of cubs

Video here from Canal Sur:

El Pais

 UPDATE Another lynx, Artemisa, unfortunately miscarried Here (El Mundo)Â

 In 2005 and 2006, nine cubs were born of which six survived. More are expected this year. See also http://www.iberianature.com/material/iberianlynxnews.htm