The canada lynx (lynx canadensis) or canadian lynx is a north american mammal of the cat family, felidae with the recognised subspecies , it ranges across canada and into alaska as well as some parts of the northern united states and extending down the rocky mountains to colorado , where they were reintroduced in the 1990s. The canada lynx (lynx canadensis) is part of the genus lynxthe canada lynx is considered to be a monotypic species it is a midsized, long-legged cat half of the weight of the eurasian lynx (lynx lynx)the hind legs of the canada lynx are much longer than the forelegs and the front paws are bigger than the hind paws. The lynx and the snowshoe hare which factors cause the cyclical oscillations in one of sixteen lynx kittens born in colorado summer 2004 (marty, 1995) – a free powerpoint ppt presentation (displayed as a flash slide show) on powershowcom - id: 15574-mgnjn. Description lynx are members of the felid or cat family lynx are medium-sized animals adults weigh an average of 10 kg for males and 85 kg for females. This ti-nspire activity explores the relationship between a predator (lynx) and prey (hare) using data and graphs using the ti-nspire software and graphing calculator.
Snowshoe hare & canada lynx hare and lynx populations populations are always changing sometimes changes are the result of humans interfering with food webs or habitats. A photo of a canada lynx a lynx is any of the four species within the lynx genus the word lynx originated via latin and from the greek word λύγξ, which derived from the indo-european root brightness, light because of it's luminescence in it's reflective eyes a lynx is a wild cat with yellowish-brown fur (sometimes spotted), a short tail, and tufted ears, found chiefly in the. Snowshoe hare description the snowshoe hare has a body length of 36 – 52 centimetres and a tail length of 25 – 55 centimetres it is larger than other hares and weighs around 3 to 4 pounds as an adult.
The canadian lynx eats the snowshoe hare the size of the two populations was estimated each year for 75 years from the number of animals caught by fur traders there is a rise and fall in the. Lynx population ecology the numbers of lynx and hare undergo multi-year fluctuations that have interested biologists for over a century why do lynx populations increase to record numbers all across canada only to be followed by record lows 5 years later. Click here to view all doosan lynx compact compare wishlist print description specifications compare related downloads description description lynx 300 - cnc turning centre overview basic specifications - 651mm swing over bed - 461mm swing over saddle - hare and forbes in house service and applications staff - ongoing support for. Description the canada lynx (lynx canadensis) is a medium-sized cat that averages 335 inches hare (lepus americanus) lynx in the conterminous united states are at the southern edge of their range and were once found in 14 northern states in ((20 lynx) a section.
Where is the hare birth rate per unit period and as a function of the food supply , is the lynx mortality rate and and are the interaction coefficients the interaction term models the rate of predation, which is assumed to be proportional to the rate at which predators and prey meet and is hence given by the product of the population sizes the interaction term in the lynx dynamics has a. The lynx eats the hare is available from flinn scientific, inc catalog no description fb1880 the lynx east the hare—environmental science predator–prey activity fb1884 lynx eats the hare, card deck consult your flinn scientific catalog/reference manual for current prices. The canada lynx (lynx canadensis), or canadian lynx, is a north american felid that ranges in forest and tundra regions across canada and into alaska, as well as some parts of the northern united states. A hungry lynx will eat a whole hare for one meal, while others usually eat some and hide the rest for later when hares cannot be found, the lynx will eat small mammals, birds and sometimes even large animals like caribou. Abstract mathematical models of the snowshoe hare (lepus americanus) and canada lynx (lynx canadensis) population cycles in the boreal forest have largely focused on the interaction between a single specialist predator and its preyhere, we consider the role that other hare predators play in shaping the cycles, using a predator–prey model for up to three separate specialist predators.
The hare population rises to it high and one generation, the lynx population hits its highest this is because, the lynx population grows by killing and eating the excess of hares, so they fall back down, but the lynx population is now high, with little amount of hares to feed on. The canada lynx (lynx canadensis) is a medium-sized cat characterized by its long ear tufts, flared facial ruff, and short, bobbed tail with a completely black tipit has unusually large paws that act like snowshoes in very deep snow, thick fur and long legs, and its hind legs are longer than its front legs, giving lynx a stooped appearance. General description the lynx is a large, short-tailed cat, similar to the bobcat, but distinguished by its long legs, furry feet, the long tufts on the tip of each ear, and a black-tipped tail.
The two species evolved together, the cat becoming a specialist in killing the hare, and the hare becoming adept at eluding the lynx the lynx kills an average of one hare every two or three days it will turn to killing grouse, rodents, and other animals if hares become scarce. Lynx - seer of the unseen keywords: seer of the unseen solitude manipulation of time & space in otherworlds general description: the lynx (including the bobcat) taxonomically consists of four species within the family felinae and lynx numbers are thought to be directly proportionate to hare numbers lynx are mostly silent, and use. Snowshoe hare and canada lynx populations closely linked snowshoe hare populations experience dramatic fluctuations every eight to 11 years and as a result, so do canada lynx snowshoe hare. The primary food of the lynx is the snowshoe hare, and it has been estimated that one individual can consume about 170 hares per year in times of shortage, the lynx also preys on grouse, ptarmigan, waterfowl, squirrels, rabbits, chipmunks, mice, skunks, porcupines, eggs and fish.