Trapper Kills Protected Lynx In Northern Idaho - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Trapper Kills Protected Lynx In Northern Idaho

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) - A northern Idaho man who killed a protected lynx after catching it in a trap has been fined $200 and ordered to pay restitution and court costs adding up to $185.
    
The Coeur d'Alene Press reports (http://bit.ly/WdD3pG) in a story published Friday that the unnamed trapper told authorities he thought he was killing a bobcat when he shot it earlier this month.
    
Lynx are listed as threatened under the federal Endangered Species Act.
    
Lynx compare in size to bobcats but are equipped with longer legs and bigger paws, making them more efficient hunters in the deep snow of the boreal forests where they live.
    
The lynx was killed in northeastern Boundary County in an area designated as critical lynx habitat in 2009 by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
    

 Information from: Coeur d'Alene Press, http://www.cdapress.com

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