18 Apr '12, 1am

World's Most Endangered Cat Saved From Extinction? (Video) | Care2 Causes

World's Most Endangered Cat Saved From Extinction? (Video) | Care2 Causes

Three cats from the world’s most endangered species have been released into the wild in Spain from a captive breeding program. The Iberian lynx, once widespread across Spain and Portugal, were down to just 100 by 2005 — there were 4,000 in 1960. Scientists were forced to take drastic action and captured many from the wild population and put them in a captive breeding program. Miguel Simon, director of the Lynx Life project, said: “The situation was really dramatic: there were only two populations left in the wild. In order to preserve this species, we had to create a captive population in case the wild population became extinct.” That breeding program has proved successful and the early April release is the first of several planned for this year. The cat’s decline was down to habitat loss, poisoning, road casualties, feral dogs and poaching. Its habitat loss is due mainly ...

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