Lynx leaves a hair sample

Following movie shows the lynxes from Zoo Ostrava and their reaction to attractant applied on a hair trap placed inside their enclosure. This particular kind of the hair trap is used in the 5-year project Large carnivores monitoring in the PLA Beskydy.


The recording was taken by two employees of Zoo Ostrava, Jiří Štěrba (animal keeper) a Mgr. Jiří Slanina (public relations). The recording shows female "Bathory" (*22.5.2006) with two youngs (*7.5.2012). The father of youngs is male named "Dracula" (*5.6.2005). We would like to thank to both authors of the movie for permission for sharing!