Spain pursues effort to save world’s most endangered feline


Spain is racing against time to bring the Iberian lynx back from the brink of extinction after a 2002 warning from the International Union for the Conservation of Nature warned the cat was in danger of becoming the first feline species to go extinct since the saber-tooth tiger 10,000 years ago. The world’s remaining 200 Iberian lynx are part of a monitoring and reproduction effort, and Spanish authorities have vowed to create protected habitat for the cats. Der Spiegel (Germany)


Leave a comment

Filed under animals, biodiversity, conservation, endangered, environment, environmentalism, extinction, nature, wildlife, zoology

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s