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2017

In the beginning of 2017 I was searching the area for a good spot for the lynx project.

One day I found some elk traces and followed them up to a higher ground which looked perfect for my project.

I placed a dead red fox in the snow and installed a trail cam.

Now I just needed to wait.

For the next weeks I avoided to went back to the place.

I didn't want to leave too much human scent and scaring away the lynx.

On the 25th of march 2017 I found some lynx traces not so far from my trail cam.

The lynx has been taken the red fox i laid out as bait, but the camera lens of the trail cam was covered with snow and not one image was taken.

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17. April 2017

Finally!!!

For the first time my trail cam was able to take images of the Eurasian lynx.

The Lynx arrived at around 4 AM and stayed for almost 1 hour and 20 minutes.

At around 4:40 PM the lynx was back for another 40 minutes.

18. April 2017

Already next day at 2:40 PM the lynx showed up again.

This time the Lynx stayed for almost 5 hours with some bigger breaks of up to 10-25 minutes.

My trail cam has been taken several images and videos.

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19.+20. April 2017

From 11:15 PM and during the night and the early morning my trail cam catched several images of the lynx. 

21. April 2017

The same lynx visited my spot five days in a row.

On the fifth day the lynx showed up in the early morning and late evening.

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3. May 2017

After 12-13 days with no action another lynx appeared just before midnight for a very short visit.

On the image you can clearly see the bigger black spots on the coat. 

This was the last image of a lynx in 2017.