TITLE

A Lifeline for the Iberian Lynx

AUTHOR(S)
Holland, Jennifer S.
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
National Geographic;May2010, Vol. 217 Issue 5, p134
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents an overview of the work that the wildlife conservation group Lynx Life is doing in Spain in 2010 in an effort to protect the endangered Iberian lynx, which is native to Spain and Portugal. A discussion of the factors, including hunting and habitat loss, which have led to the decline of the species, is presented.
ACCESSION #
49444762

 

Related Articles

  • The Missing Lynx. Bestul, Scott // Field & Stream;Jun2003, Vol. 108 Issue 2, p18 

    This article focuses on an endangered species Canadian Lynx found in Minnesota.

  • Phylogenetic and Phylogeographic Analysis of Iberian Lynx Populations. Johnson, W. E.; Godoy, J. A.; Palomares, F.; Delibes, M.; Fernandes, M.; Revilla, E.; O'brien, S. J. // Journal of Heredity;Jan/Feb2004, Vol. 95 Issue 1, p19 

    The Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus), one of the world's most endangered cat species, is vulnerable due to habitat loss, increased fragmentation of populations, and precipitous demographic reductions. An understanding of Iberian lynx evolutionary history is necessary to develop rational management...

  • Proyectos de conservación en el ZooBotánico de Jerez. Cuadrado, M. // Spanish Journal of Rural Development;Mar2013 Special Issue, Vol. 4, p19 

    This paper presents some of the Conservation Projects achieved by ZooBotánico Jerez, a modern institution where conservation of species, education and research play a crucial and important role. The paper includes a number of chapters as follows. (1) Historical evolution of zoos: the deep...

  • How to Help. Orme, Helen // Lions in Danger;2007, p30 

    Information on lion conservation, from a chapter of the book "Lions in Danger," is presented. People can help lions by educating others about the importance of conserving them. They can also help by donating money to conservation groups such as the African Wildlife Foundation. Another way to...

  • Group recommends that Texas act on endangered species.  // BioScience;Sep90, Vol. 40 Issue 8, p621 

    Reports that university researchers, wildlife managers, and conservation specialists have recommended that Texas move quickly to preserve the state's threatened species and ecosystems. Suggestion that propagation efforts begin or increase for species that could become extinct in Texas; Results...

  • HOPE FOR THE RED PANDA. Boyer, Crispin // National Geographic Kids;Jun/Jul2009, Issue 391, p18 

    The article focuses on the red panda and its conservation. Red pandas are as big as raccoons, weigh about 12 pounds and eat the tender shoots and leaves of bamboo. According to conservationist Brian Williams, these animals can rarely be seen in the wilderness. Their habitat is threatened by the...

  • China Girl's Journey: Last Chance for the Yangtze Giant Softshell Turtle? Schaffer, Rick; Schaffer, Chuck // Turtle & Tortoise Newsletter;Oct2008, Issue 12, p10 

    The article provides information on the Rafetus swinhoei, particularly the one named China Girl, the only female in the species living in the world. These animals are only four known to exist worldwide, two each in China and Vietnam. China Girl is more than 80 years old, weighing about 90...

  • Untitled. Lacy, Robert C. // Journal of Threatened Taxa;10/26/2014, Vol. 6 Issue 11, preceding p3689 

    The article discusses the evolution of the "Zoos' Print Journal" (ZPJ) which has changed its name to "Journal of Threatened Taxa" (JTT) in South Asia. The author believes that JTT can retain the characteristics of ZPJ that are important to experts who aim to save endangered species. He also...

  • AFRICA: BAN LIFTED ON HUNTING BLACK RHINOS.  // New York Amsterdam News;10/7/2004, Vol. 95 Issue 41, p2 

    The article reports that wildlife conservationists and government delegates meeting in Bangkok, Thailand, have lifted a ban on hunting the rare black rhinoceros in southern Africa. Members of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) approved a request by Namibia Monday...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics