lynx

Summary

Summary: A genus in the family FELIDAE comprising felines with long legs, ear tufts, and a short tail.

Top Publications

  1. Luaces I, Aguirre E, Garcia Montijano M, Velarde J, Tesouro M, Sanchez C, et al. First report of an intraerythrocytic small piroplasm in wild Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus). J Wildl Dis. 2005;41:810-5 pubmed
    A wild injured Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus) was taken from the Sierra Morena population...
  2. Szczesna J, Popiołek M, Schmidt K, Kowalczyk R. The first record of Aelurostrongylus abstrusus (Angistrongylidae: Nematoda) in Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx L.) from Poland based on fecal analysis. Wiad Parazytol. 2006;52:321-2 pubmed
    Thirty eight fecal samples of Eurasian Lynx (Lynx lynx L.) collected in Bia?owieza Primeval Forest (E Poland) in years 2001-2004 were analysed.
  3. Palomares F, Godoy J, López Bao J, Rodriguez A, Roques S, Casas Marce M, et al. Possible extinction vortex for a population of Iberian lynx on the verge of extirpation. Conserv Biol. 2012;26:689-97 pubmed publisher
    ..genetic traits have changed over time in one of the 2 remaining small populations of the highly endangered Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus) in Doñana, Spain...
  4. Wild M, Shenk T, Spraker T. Plague as a mortality factor in Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis) reintroduced to Colorado. J Wildl Dis. 2006;42:646-50 pubmed
    As part of a species recovery program, 129 Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis) originating from British Columbia, the Yukon, Manitoba, and Quebec, Canada, and Alaska, USA, were reintroduced to southwestern Colorado, USA, from 1999 to 2003...
  5. Willi B, Filoni C, Catão Dias J, Cattori V, Meli M, Vargas A, et al. Worldwide occurrence of feline hemoplasma infections in wild felid species. J Clin Microbiol. 2007;45:1159-66 pubmed
    ..Using real-time PCR, feline hemoplasmas were detected in samples of the following species: Iberian lynx, Eurasian lynx, European wildcat, lion, puma, oncilla, Geoffroy's cat, margay, and ocelot...
  6. Leon Quinto T, Simon M, Cadenas R, Jones J, Martinez Hernandez F, Moreno J, et al. Developing biological resource banks as a supporting tool for wildlife reproduction and conservation The Iberian lynx bank as a model for other endangered species. Anim Reprod Sci. 2009;112:347-61 pubmed publisher
    ..as a complementary supporting tool for the reproduction and the in situ and ex situ conservation of the Iberian lynx. In its design we prioritized the preservation of a maximum of the current genetic and biological diversity of the ..
  7. Nilsen E, Linnell J, Odden J, Andersen R. Climate, season, and social status modulate the functional response of an efficient stalking predator: the Eurasian lynx. J Anim Ecol. 2009;78:741-51 pubmed publisher
    ..2. We analysed kill rate data collected over a 10-year period based on radio-marked lynx (Lynx lynx) mainly preying on roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) along a steep prey density gradient in south-eastern ..
  8. Daoust P, McBurney S, Godson D, van de Bildt M, Osterhaus A. Canine distemper virus-associated encephalitis in free-living lynx (Lynx canadensis) and bobcats (Lynx rufus) of eastern Canada. J Wildl Dis. 2009;45:611-24 pubmed
    ..1993 and 1999, encephalitis caused by morbillivirus was diagnosed by immunohistochemistry and histology in six lynx (Lynx canadensis) and one bobcat (Lynx rufus) in the eastern Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia...
  9. Bevins S, Tracey J, Franklin S, Schmit V, Macmillan M, Gage K, et al. Wild felids as hosts for human plague, Western United States. Emerg Infect Dis. 2009;15:2021-4 pubmed publisher
    ..High levels of exposure in plague-endemic regions indicate the need to consider the ecology and pathobiology of plague in nondomestic felid hosts to better understand the role of these species in disease persistence and transmission...

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  1. Finkenwirth C, Jewgenow K, Meyer H, Vargas A, Dehnhard M. PGFM (13,14-dihydro-15-keto-PGF(2alpha)) in pregnant and pseudo-pregnant Iberian lynx: a new noninvasive pregnancy marker for felid species. Theriogenology. 2010;73:530-40 pubmed publisher
    ..validate an efficient, quick, and inexpensive enzyme immunoassay (EIA) for PGFM estimation in urine of the Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus) for pregnancy monitoring and for differentiation between pregnancy and pseudo-pregnancy...
  2. Palomares F, Rodriguez A, Revilla E, López Bao J, Calzada J. Assessment of the conservation efforts to prevent extinction of the Iberian lynx. Conserv Biol. 2011;25:4-8 pubmed publisher
    The Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus) may be the first charismatic felid to become extinct in a high-income country, despite decades of study and much data that show extinction is highly probable...
  3. Samelius G, Andrén H, Kjellander P, Liberg O. Habitat selection and risk of predation: re-colonization by lynx had limited impact on habitat selection by roe deer. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e75469 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, we examined how habitat selection by roe deer was affected by risk of predation by Eurasian lynx - the main predator of roe deer in Scandinavia...
  4. Martín Atance P, León Vizcaíno L, Palomares F, Revilla E, González Candela M, Calzada J, et al. Antibodies to Mycobacterium bovis in wild carnivores from Doñana National Park (Spain). J Wildl Dis. 2006;42:704-8 pubmed
    ..Serum samples from 118 red foxes (Vulpes vulpes), 39 Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus), 31 Eurasian badgers (Meles meles), five Egyptian mongoose (Herpestes ichneumon), four European ..
  5. Carroll C. Interacting effects of climate change, landscape conversion, and harvest on carnivore populations at the range margin: marten and lynx in the northern Appalachians. Conserv Biol. 2007;21:1092-104 pubmed
    ..Populations of marten (Martes americana) and lynx (Lynx canadensis) in southeastern Canada and the northeastern United States represent peninsular extensions of ..
  6. Millan J, Ruiz Fons F, Marquez F, Viota M, López Bao J, Paz Martín Mateo M. Ectoparasites of the endangered Iberian lynx Lynx pardinus and sympatric wild and domestic carnivores in Spain. Med Vet Entomol. 2007;21:248-54 pubmed
    Ectoparasites can cause important skin disorders in animals and can also transmit pathogens. The Iberian lynx Lynx pardinus has been stated to be the most endangered felid in the world and such vector-borne pathogens may threaten its ..
  7. Roth J, Marshall J, Murray D, Nickerson D, Steury T. Geographical gradients in diet affect population dynamics of Canada lynx. Ecology. 2007;88:2736-43 pubmed
    ..Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis) and snowshoe hare (Lepus americanus) populations undergo cyclic fluctuations in northern parts of ..
  8. Millan J, Mateo R, Taggart M, López Bao J, Viota M, Monsalve L, et al. Levels of heavy metals and metalloids in critically endangered Iberian lynx and other wild carnivores from Southern Spain. Sci Total Environ. 2008;399:193-201 pubmed publisher
    The Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus) is the most endangered felid in the world with a wild population which probably stands at less than 200 individuals inhabiting two areas in Southern Spain (Doñana and Sierra Morena) that are known to have ..
  9. Meli M, Cattori V, Martínez F, López G, Vargas A, Simón M, et al. Feline leukemia virus and other pathogens as important threats to the survival of the critically endangered Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus). PLoS ONE. 2009;4:e4744 pubmed publisher
    The Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus) is considered the most endangered felid species in the world. In order to save this species, the Spanish authorities implemented a captive breeding program recruiting lynxes from the wild...
  10. Linnell J, Broseth H, Odden J, Nilsen E. Sustainably harvesting a large carnivore? Development of Eurasian lynx populations in Norway during 160 years of shifting policy. Environ Manage. 2010;45:1142-54 pubmed publisher
    ..Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) are currently managed as a game species in Norway...
  11. Fanson K, Wielebnowski N, Shenk T, Vashon J, Squires J, Lucas J. Patterns of ovarian and luteal activity in captive and wild Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis). Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2010;169:217-24 pubmed publisher
    Canada lynx face some unique breeding restrictions, which may have implications for population viability and captive management. The goal of this study was to improve our understanding of basic reproductive physiology in Canada lynx...
  12. Tryland M, Okeke M, Af Segerstad C, Mörner T, Traavik T, Ryser Degiorgis M. Orthopoxvirus DNA in Eurasian lynx, Sweden. Emerg Infect Dis. 2011;17:626-32 pubmed publisher
    ..Orthopoxvirus (OPV) DNA was detected in tissues (lung, kidney, spleen) in 24 (9%) of 263 free-ranging Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) from Sweden...
  13. Rodriguez R, Ramirez O, Valdiosera C, Garcia N, Alda F, Madurell Malapeira J, et al. 50,000 years of genetic uniformity in the critically endangered Iberian lynx. Mol Ecol. 2011;20:3785-95 pubmed publisher
    Low genetic diversity in the endangered Iberian lynx, including lack of mitochondrial control region variation, is thought to result from historical or Pleistocene/Holocene population bottlenecks, and to indicate poor long-term viability...
  14. Peers M, Thornton D, Murray D. Reconsidering the specialist-generalist paradigm in niche breadth dynamics: resource gradient selection by Canada lynx and bobcat. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e51488 pubmed publisher
    ..niche breadth paradigm we contrasted both models by developing range-wide species distribution models for Canada lynx, Lynx canadensis, and bobcat, Lynx rufus...
  15. Ryser Degiorgis M, Jakubek E, Af Segerstad C, Bröjer C, Morner T, Jansson D, et al. Serological survey of Toxoplasma gondii infection in free-ranging Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) from Sweden. J Wildl Dis. 2006;42:182-7 pubmed
    To investigate the prevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in free-ranging Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) in Sweden, serosanguinous fluids and feces were collected from 207 carcasses of lynx killed or found dead from 1996 to 1998...
  16. Millan J, Naranjo V, Rodriguez A, de la Lastra J, Mangold A, de la Fuente J. Prevalence of infection and 18S rRNA gene sequences of Cytauxzoon species in Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus) in Spain. Parasitology. 2007;134:995-1001 pubmed
    The Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus) is the most endangered felid in the world. Only about 160 individuals remain in 2 separate metapopulations in Southern Spain (Sierra Morena and Doñana)...
  17. Franklin S, Troyer J, TerWee J, Lyren L, Boyce W, Riley S, et al. Frequent transmission of immunodeficiency viruses among bobcats and pumas. J Virol. 2007;81:10961-9 pubmed
    ..Lentivirus seroprevalence was determined for 79 bobcats (Lynx rufus) and 31 pumas (Puma concolor) from well-defined populations in Southern California...
  18. Jiménez A, Sanchez B, Pérez Alenza D, Garcia P, López J, Rodriguez A, et al. Membranous glomerulonephritis in the Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus). Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2008;121:34-43 pubmed
    The Iberian lynx is the most endangered felid species in the world, confined nowadays to two isolated metapopulations in the southwest of Spain, where less than 200 individuals survive...
  19. Birkenheuer A, Marr H, Warren C, Acton A, Mucker E, Humphreys J, et al. Cytauxzoon felis infections are present in bobcats (Lynx rufus) in a region where cytauxzoonosis is not recognized in domestic cats. Vet Parasitol. 2008;153:126-30 pubmed publisher
    This study was performed to determine the prevalence of Cytauxzoon felis (C. felis) infections in bobcats (Lynx rufus) from a region where C. felis is recognized in domestic cats, North Carolina (NC), and a region where C...
  20. Luaces I, Domenech A, Garcia Montijano M, Collado V, Sanchez C, Tejerizo J, et al. Detection of Feline leukemia virus in the endangered Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus). J Vet Diagn Invest. 2008;20:381-5 pubmed
    Feline retroviruses are rarely reported in lynx species...
  21. Millan J, Candela M, Palomares F, Cubero M, Rodriguez A, Barral M, et al. Disease threats to the endangered Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus). Vet J. 2009;182:114-24 pubmed publisher
    The Iberian lynx, (Lynx pardinus), is the most endangered felid in the world...
  22. Dehnhard M, Fanson K, Frank A, Naidenko S, Vargas A, Jewgenow K. Comparative metabolism of gestagens and estrogens in the four lynx species, the Eurasian (Lynx lynx), the Iberian (L. pardinus), the Canada lynx (L. canadensis) and the bobcat (L. rufus). Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2010;167:287-96 pubmed publisher
    ..aim of this study was to compare the quantitative faecal gestagen and estrogen metabolite composition in the four lynx species: Eurasian lynx, Iberian lynx, Canada lynx and bobcats...
  23. Meli M, Simmler P, Cattori V, Martinez F, Vargas A, Palomares F, et al. Importance of canine distemper virus (CDV) infection in free-ranging Iberian lynxes (Lynx pardinus). Vet Microbiol. 2010;146:132-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Using real-time RT-PCR, CDV RNA was detected in organs of an Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus) found dead in the Doñana National Park, Southwestern Andalusia, Spain...
  24. Shock B, Murphy S, Patton L, Shock P, Olfenbuttel C, Beringer J, et al. Distribution and prevalence of Cytauxzoon felis in bobcats (Lynx rufus), the natural reservoir, and other wild felids in thirteen states. Vet Parasitol. 2011;175:325-30 pubmed publisher
    ..The bobcat (Lynx rufus) is the natural reservoir for this parasite, but other felids such as Florida panthers (Puma concolor coryii) ..
  25. Geret C, Cattori V, Meli M, Riond B, Martinez F, Lopez G, et al. Feline leukemia virus outbreak in the critically endangered Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus): high-throughput sequencing of envelope variable region A and experimental transmission. Arch Virol. 2011;156:839-54 pubmed publisher
    The Iberian lynx is the most endangered felid species. During winter/spring 2006/7, a feline leukemia virus (FeLV) outbreak of unexpected virulence killed about 2/3 of the infected Iberian lynxes...
  26. Goncalves A, Igrejas G, Radhouani H, Estepa V, Alcaide E, Zorrilla I, et al. Detection of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli isolates in faecal samples of Iberian lynx. Lett Appl Microbiol. 2012;54:73-7 pubmed publisher
    ..beta-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Escherichia coli isolates recovered within the faecal microbiota of Iberian lynx. The identification of other associated resistance genes and the analysis of clonal relationship were also focused ..
  27. Rockhill A, Chinnadurai S, Powell R, DePerno C. A comparison of two field chemical immobilization techniques for bobcats (Lynx rufus). J Zoo Wildl Med. 2011;42:580-5 pubmed
    ..and butorphanol as a substitute for xylazine in ketamine-based field immobilization protocols for bobcats (Lynx rufus) to reduce recovery and total field times...
  28. Reding D, Bronikowski A, Johnson W, Clark W. Pleistocene and ecological effects on continental-scale genetic differentiation in the bobcat (Lynx rufus). Mol Ecol. 2012;21:3078-93 pubmed publisher
    ..Despite the bobcat's mobility and broad niche, large-scale landscape changes have contributed to significant and complex patterns of genetic structure...
  29. Rockhill A, DePerno C, Powell R. The effect of illumination and time of day on movements of bobcats (Lynx rufus). PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e69213 pubmed publisher
    ..The behaviors we observed are consistent with prey availability being affected by light level and by limited vision by bobcats during darkness. ..
  30. Casas Marce M, Soriano L, López Bao J, Godoy J. Genetics at the verge of extinction: insights from the Iberian lynx. Mol Ecol. 2013;22:5503-15 pubmed publisher
    ..The Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus) provides a paradigmatic example of a species at the verge of extinction, and because of the well-..
  31. Peers M, Thornton D, Murray D. Evidence for large-scale effects of competition: niche displacement in Canada lynx and bobcat. Proc Biol Sci. 2013;280:20132495 pubmed publisher
    ..Using range-wide species distribution models, we evaluated whether Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis) or bobcat (Lynx rufus) were displaced in regions of sympatry...
  32. Ryser Degiorgis M, Hofmann Lehmann R, Leutenegger C, Af Segerstad C, Morner T, Mattsson R, et al. Epizootiologic investigations of selected infectious disease agents in free-ranging Eurasian lynx from Sweden. J Wildl Dis. 2005;41:58-66 pubmed
    Serum samples from 106 Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) from across Sweden, found dead or shot by hunters in 1993-99, were investigated for presence of antibodies to feline parvovirus (FPV), feline coronavirus, feline calicivirus, feline ..
  33. Thali M, Kneubuehl B, Bolliger S, Christe A, Koenigsdorfer U, Ozdoba C, et al. Forensic veterinary radiology: ballistic-radiological 3D computertomographic reconstruction of an illegal lynx shooting in Switzerland. Forensic Sci Int. 2007;171:63-6 pubmed
    The lynx, which was reintroduced to Switzerland after being exterminated at the beginning of the 20th century, is protected by Swiss law. However, poaching occurs from time to time, which makes criminal investigations necessary...
  34. Franklin S, Troyer J, Terwee J, Lyren L, Kays R, Riley S, et al. Variability in assays used for detection of lentiviral infection in bobcats (Lynx rufus), pumas (Puma concolor), and ocelots (Leopardus pardalis). J Wildl Dis. 2007;43:700-10 pubmed
    ..We tested bobcats (Lynx rufus), pumas (Felis concolor), and ocelots (Leopardus pardalis) for exposure to lentivirus using five different ..
  35. Gañán N, Gonzalez R, Garde J, Martinez F, Vargas A, Gomendio M, et al. Assessment of semen quality, sperm cryopreservation and heterologous IVF in the critically endangered Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus). Reprod Fertil Dev. 2009;21:848-59 pubmed publisher
    Semen traits and factors affecting sperm cryopreservation were assessed in the Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus), a species regarded as the most endangered felid in the world...
  36. Alcaide M, Messina E, Richter M, Bargiela R, Peplies J, Huws S, et al. Gene sets for utilization of primary and secondary nutrition supplies in the distal gut of endangered Iberian lynx. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e51521 pubmed publisher
    ..consensus metagenome sequences and activity characteristics of bacterial intra-cellular extracts, in wild Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus) fecal samples. Bacterial signatures (14.43% of all of the Firmicutes reads and 6...
  37. Yom Tov Y, Yom Tov S, MacDonald D, Yom Tov E. Population cycles and changes in body size of the lynx in Alaska. Oecologia. 2007;152:239-44 pubmed
    The lynx Lynx canadensis is a common predator in the boreal forests of North America. Its population fluctuates during a 9- to 11-year cycle in synchrony with the population size of its main prey, the snowshoe hare Lepus americanus...
  38. Nilsen E, Brøseth H, Odden J, Linnell J. The cost of maturing early in a solitary carnivore. Oecologia. 2010;164:943-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Based on analysis of the reproductive tracts of harvested Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) females in Norway, we find that females that mature early are generally heavier than those that ..
  39. Russo G. Comparative sacral morphology and the reconstructed tail lengths of five extinct primates: Proconsul heseloni, Epipliopithecus vindobonensis, Archaeolemur edwardsi, Megaladapis grandidieri, and Palaeopropithecus kelyus. J Hum Evol. 2016;90:135-62 pubmed publisher
    ..Observations were corroborated by the comparative sample, which showed that shorter-tailed (e.g., Lynx rufus [bobcat]) and longer-tailed (e.g...
  40. Carver S, Scorza A, Bevins S, Riley S, Crooks K, Vandewoude S, et al. Zoonotic parasites of bobcats around human landscapes. J Clin Microbiol. 2012;50:3080-3 pubmed publisher
    We analyzed Lynx rufus fecal parasites from California and Colorado, hypothesizing that bobcats shed zoonotic parasites around human landscapes. Giardia duodenalis, Cryptosporidium, Ancylostoma, Uncinaria, and Toxocara cati were shed...
  41. López Bao J, Mattisson J, Persson J, Aronsson M, Andrén H. Tracking neighbours promotes the coexistence of large carnivores. Sci Rep. 2016;6:23198 pubmed publisher
    ..Using two similar and sympatric competing large carnivores, Eurasian lynx and wolverines, we tested the hypotheses that tracking among heterospecifics and reactive responses to potential ..
  42. Zschockelt L, Amelkina O, Siemieniuch M, Kowalewski M, Dehnhard M, Jewgenow K, et al. Synthesis and reception of prostaglandins in corpora lutea of domestic cat and lynx. Reproduction. 2016;152:111-26 pubmed publisher
    ..In contrast, expression of PTGFR was evident in nearly all investigated CL of cat and lynxes, implying that luteal regression, e.g. at the end of pregnancy, is triggered by extra-luteal PGF2?. ..
  43. Lee J, Malmberg J, Wood B, Hladky S, Troyer R, Roelke M, et al. Feline Immunodeficiency Virus Cross-Species Transmission: Implications for Emergence of New Lentiviral Infections. J Virol. 2017;91: pubmed publisher
    ..transmission of a subtype of feline immunodeficiency virus, puma lentivirus A (PLVA), between bobcats (Lynx rufus) and mountain lions (Puma concolor) for a small number of animals in California and Florida...
  44. Mateo M, de Mingo M, de Lucio A, Morales L, Balseiro A, Espí A, et al. Occurrence and molecular genotyping of Giardia duodenalis and Cryptosporidium spp. in wild mesocarnivores in Spain. Vet Parasitol. 2017;235:86-93 pubmed publisher
    ..badgers (Meles meles, n=70), ferrets (Mustela putorius furo, n=2), genets (Genetta genetta, n=6), Iberian lynxes (Lynx pardinus, n=6), beech martens (Martes foina, n=8), mongooses (Herpestes ichneumon, n=2), otters (Lutra lutra, n=2), ..
  45. Lazarus M, Sekovanić A, Orct T, Reljic S, Kusak J, Jurasovic J, et al. Apex predatory mammals as bioindicator species in environmental monitoring of elements in Dinaric Alps (Croatia). Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2017;24:23977-23991 pubmed publisher
    ..cortex, liver, and muscle tissue of 467 brown bears (Ursus arctos), 125 gray wolves (Canis lupus), one Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx), and three golden jackals (Canis aureus) from Croatia by inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (..
  46. Molla M, Quevedo M, Castro F. Bobcat (Lynx rufus) breeding in captivity: the importance of environmental enrichment. J Appl Anim Welf Sci. 2011;14:85-95 pubmed publisher
    ..This study analyzes the behavior of 4 bobcats (Lynx rufus) in the Jerez Zoo before and after the application of a global program of environmental enrichment that ..
  47. Zimmermann F, Breitenmoser Würsten C, Molinari Jobin A, Breitenmoser U. Optimizing the size of the area surveyed for monitoring a Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) population in the Swiss Alps by means of photographic capture-recapture. Integr Zool. 2013;8:232-43 pubmed publisher
    ..We applied non-spatial capture-recapture (CR) and spatial CR (SCR) models for Eurasian lynx during winter 2005/2006 in the northwestern Swiss Alps by sampling an area divided into 5 nested plots ranging from ..
  48. Arvaniti M, Polli F, Kohlmeier K, Thomsen M, Andreasen J. Loss of Lypd6 leads to reduced anxiety-like behaviour and enhanced responses to nicotine. Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry. 2018;82:86-94 pubmed publisher
    ..The Lynx protein Lypd6 is highly enriched in synaptic loci and has been previously identified as an endogenous inhibitor of ..
  49. Jokelainen P, Deksne G, Holmala K, Näreaho A, Laakkonen J, Kojola I, et al. Free-ranging Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) as host of Toxoplasma gondii in Finland. J Wildl Dis. 2013;49:527-34 pubmed publisher
    We investigated the presence of Toxoplasma gondii infections in Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) in Finland by analyzing samples from 337 lynx that were legally hunted during the 2010-2011 season and by performing a retrospective nationwide ..
  50. Malatesta D, Cuomo A, Mara M, Di Guardo G, Gentile L, Macolino A, et al. Benign giant cell tumour of tendon sheaths in a European Lynx (Lynx lynx). J Vet Med A Physiol Pathol Clin Med. 2005;52:125-30 pubmed
    ..and ultrastructural features of a benign giant cell tumour (BGCT) of tendon sheaths in a 12-year-old male European lynx (Lynx lynx) are reported herein...
  51. Szczesna J, Popiołek M, Schmidt K, Kowalczyk R. Coprological study on helminth fauna in Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) from the Bia?owieza Primeval Forest in eastern Poland. J Parasitol. 2008;94:981-4 pubmed publisher
    One hundred fecal samples were collected during research on Eurasian lynx ecology and food habits in the Polish part of the Bia?owieza Primeval Forest (BPF) from 2001 to 2006...
  52. García Bocanegra I, Dubey J, Martinez F, Vargas A, Cabezón O, Zorrilla I, et al. Factors affecting seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in the endangered Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus). Vet Parasitol. 2010;167:36-42 pubmed publisher
    ..gondii infection in wild cats. The Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus) is the most endangered felid species in the world...
  53. Ruiz Lopez M, Gañán N, Godoy J, del Olmo A, Garde J, Espeso G, et al. Heterozygosity-fitness correlations and inbreeding depression in two critically endangered mammals. Conserv Biol. 2012;26:1121-9 pubmed publisher
    ..We tested this hypothesis in Mohor gazelle (Gazella dama mhorr) and Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus)...
  54. Canuti M, Rodrigues B, Whitney H, Lang A. Introduction of canine parvovirus 2 into wildlife on the Island of Newfoundland, Canada. Infect Genet Evol. 2017;55:205-208 pubmed publisher
    ..In particular, we investigated red foxes (Vulpes vulpes deletrix) and lynx (Lynx canadensis subsolanus), two autochthonous species, and coyotes (Canis latrans), which immigrated onto the ..
  55. Hedmark E, Ellegren H. Microsatellite genotyping of DNA isolated from claws left on tanned carnivore hides. Int J Legal Med. 2005;119:370-3 pubmed
    ..For eight wolverine and eight lynx hides tanned 5-20 years ago, 93-98% of replicate amplifications gave distinct PCR products...
  56. Wolfe L, Spraker T. Oral papillomatosis in Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis). J Wildl Dis. 2007;43:731-3 pubmed
    We observed 11 cases of oral papillomatosis among 48 free-ranging Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis) that had been shipped to Colorado for translocation purposes...
  57. Dehnhard M, Naidenko S, Frank A, Braun B, Goritz F, Jewgenow K. Non-invasive monitoring of hormones: a tool to improve reproduction in captive breeding of the Eurasian lynx. Reprod Domest Anim. 2008;43 Suppl 2:74-82 pubmed publisher
    ..To exemplify the importance of non-invasive hormone monitoring, we choose the Eurasian lynx as a model for the world's most endangered felid species, the Iberian lynx...
  58. Fanson K, Wielebnowski N, Shenk T, Lucas J. Comparative patterns of adrenal activity in captive and wild Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis). J Comp Physiol B. 2012;182:157-65 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, we validated an assay for monitoring fecal glucocorticoid metabolites (FGM) in Canada lynx. We then used this technique to assess patterns of adrenal activity in Canada lynx across several contexts...
  59. Stephenson N, Clifford D, Worth S, Serieys L, Foley J. Development and validation of a fecal PCR assay for Notoedres cati and application to notoedric mange cases in bobcats (Lynx rufus) in Northern California, USA. J Wildl Dis. 2013;49:303-11 pubmed publisher
    ..cati DNA in fecal samples of bobcats (Lynx rufus) and used this assay to investigate a recent outbreak of mange in northern California, United States...
  60. Weissmann G. Intelligent design: Hooke and the Lynxes. FASEB J. 2005;19:1933-5 pubmed
  61. Kottwitz J, Munsterman A. Pyloric trichobezoar in a Canadian lynx (Lynx canadensis). J Zoo Wildl Med. 2013;44:1111-4 pubmed
    An adult female Canadian lynx (Lynx canadensis) was presented with a 3-wk history of anorexia and lethargy. Initial examination and diagnostics did not provide a diagnosis...
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