They live in Rocky mountain areas such as Wyoming and Northern Colorado. They mostly live in Washington, Northern Oregon, Northern Idaho, and Northwest Montana. They also live in the East, Northern New England and Northwest New York, and the Midwest, and Northern Michigan and Northern Wisconsin.
Color- Beige with gray and black spots. Lynx are a medium sized cat with long hair on it’s face beside it’s ears and a short hair. Most adult Lynx are 30-42 in. long, and weigh 18-30 pounds. Male Lynx are occasionally larger then female Lynx. Males weigh about 40 pounds.
They are born as live birth. They do not create nests for their newborns, since they have long thick fur they cover their babies with it. They typically have 2-3 baby cubs, rarely 1, 4, or 5 cubs. They can have up to 5 babies at a time. Lynx are able to breed when they are one year old, but they often breed in the second year.
Lynx can leap up to ten meters. The tufts of fur on the lynxs ears are said to direct sound waves towards the ears, thereby making its hearing more sensitive.
The Lynx is classified by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as Critically Endangered - CR (Status: Threatened) - Face an extremely high risk of extinction in the immediate future.