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Lynx Study


There may be as few as 700 lynx in the western United States but the animals are extremely hard to count. They hunt at night and prefer deep snow. Near Mount Adams, a team of researchers combine simple lures and high tech DNA analysis to count the lynx population.

First Broadcast: 1999
Producer: Jim Newman

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Rock Art Photography; Lynx Study; Outrigger Canoes

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #1009