3 Facts About Lynx

1. Lynx is found in the Białowieza Forest in northeastern Poland, in Estonia and in the northern and western parts of China, particularly the Tibetan Plateau.

2. Four living species of the genus Lynx are believed to have evolved from the "Issoire lynx", which lived in Europe and Africa during the late Pliocene to early Pleistocene.

3. Lynx have a short tail, characteristic tufts of black hair on the tips of their ears, large, padded paws for walking on snow and long whiskers on the face.