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  1. jurek

    Reintroducing the lynx

    Do you think mainland Europe is wilderness? lynx, wolves and bears live in islands of forests and highlands, where sheep grazing is also concentrated. And increasingly they settle also in the farmland mosaic, too. Just a recent example. A reintroduced lynx hunted a roe deer in Poland. In the...
  2. jurek

    Reintroducing the lynx

    Quite the opposite! Reintroduction of lynx and other large animals is blocked exclusively by human factor. Enough discussion can lead to breaking it down into precise problems and finding a way to overcome them. This is exactly what should be discussed. Populist politicians could become...
  3. jurek

    Reintroducing the lynx

    With reasonable protection it should happen, because white-tailed eagle habitat and food (large waters and coasts with fish and waterfowl) is much more common than golden eagle's. WTE is also commoner than GE in several countries in Europe, e.g. Germany and Poland. However, how long it would...
  4. jurek

    Reintroducing the lynx

    About eventual white-tailed eagles in England: The easiest method, within the means of one or few persons, would be to live-trap independent young birds in Poland or Germany 9with permissions etc etc), transport them to England and release immediately. The wild population grew that locally up...
  5. jurek

    Reintroducing the lynx

    Lynx were native to England: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/229463935_New_evidence_for_the_occurrence_of_Eurasian_lynx_Lynx_lynx_in_medieval_Britain This article also shows how full of gaps are historic records of wildlife in Britain, and further omissions come from too hesitant...
  6. jurek

    Reintroducing the lynx

    I am rather confused by the legal situation in Britain concerning wild animals and right to reintroduce them. Just few points: - Landowners with forestry could be a driving force to release lynx to reduce numbers and disperse deer, indeed. - I doubt whether a landowner with forest could legally...
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