iberianOrder Carnivora

Family  Felidae

Scientific Name

Lynx pardinus

Thumbnail Description

It is a very specialized hunter and is adept to catch small prey

Size and Weight

Head-body length 85 to 110 cm (33 to 43 in); tail 12 to 30 cm (4.7 to 11.8 in); shoulder height 60 to 70 cm (24 to 28 in)

Average weight 12.9 kg (28 lb)

Habitat

Open grasslands and dense shrubs

Distribution

Southwestern Europe and Iberian Peninsula

Diet

European rabbit (75%), birds, reptiles, and amphibians

Reproduction

2 – 3 kittens

Population

309

Baby Name

Kitten

Lifespan

13 years

Speed

Unknown

Nature

Aggressive

Conservation Status

Critically Endangered