Lynx reintroduction in Scotland?

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This video from India is called Rare Eurasian Lynx in Ladakh.

From the BBC:

29 December 2014 Last updated at 13:00 GMT

Scottish Wildlife Trust calls for lynx reintroduction

he Scottish Wildlife Trust has called for the reintroduction of the lynx to Scotland.

The charity said there was a “moral and ecological” case for the return of the once native Eurasian lynx.

The animal was hunted to extinction in the UK hundreds of years ago.

The wildlife trust believes the reintroduction of predators like the lynx would help restore balance in Scotland’s natural ecosystems.

The lynx is the third largest predator in Europe, after the brown bear and the wolf.

It can currently be found in the forests of western Europe, Russia and central Asia.

‘Right locations’

Jonny Hughes, the Scottish Wildlife Trust’s chief executive, said: “The Scottish Wildlife Trust has experience in bringing keystone species back to…

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