A Canadian lynx and one of her three babies born at Montreal's Biodome.
Photo Credit: CBC

Lynx babies debut at Montreal’s Biodome

Three lynx kittens born just ten weeks ago met the public today at a Montreal facility which recreates several ecosystems. The two males and a female were born to a seven-year-old lynx in a private enclosure at the Biodome. The animals are native to Canada’s coniferous forests.

Few lynx are kept, let alone born, like this one, in

In the wild, lynx mate in the spring. After 8 to 10 weeks gestation, the female gives birth and keep their offspring close by for at least a year.

Few lynx are kept in captivity and fewer have bred successfully.

Last year the same mother had three babies. Only one survived and it was moved to another facility once it was old enough to be separated from its mother.

Check out the video.

Categories: Environment & Animal Life

Do you want to report an error or a typo? Click here!

For reasons beyond our control, and for an undetermined period of time, our comment section is now closed. However, our social networks remain open to your contributions.