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Spanish Ibex

Spanish Ibex

Marty’s photo of the day #1581: I haven’t posted any Europe photos for a while, so here’s a Spanish ibex. Once a plentiful species, they are now IUCN classified as “near threatened.” As with so many other animals, human activities are responsible for their peril. In this instance, overhunting has reduced ibex numbers to fewer […]

L is for Lynx

L is for Lynx

Marty’s photo of the day #1465: It’s “Animals A thru Z Month.” Each day in June, I will post an animal I’ve photographed—somewhere in the world—in alphabetical order. L is for Lynx. I photographed this Canada lynx, named Cub, in my backyard. While Cub was never a wild animal (a friend of mine uses him […]

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