Zver iz porodice mačaka, vrlo krvoločna zver (lat.)
ETYM Latin lynx, lyncis, Greek lygx; akin to AS. lox, German luchs, prob. named from its sharp sight, and akin to Eng. light. Related to Light, Ounce an animal.
Short-tailed wildcats with usually tufted ears; valued for their fur; SYN. catamount.
Cat Felis lynx found in rocky and forested regions of North America and Europe. About 1 m/3 ft in length, it has a short tail and tufted ears, and the long, silky fur is reddish brown or gray with dark spots. The North American bobcat or bay lynx Felix rufus looks similar but is smaller. Some zoologists place the lynx, the bobcat, and the caracal in a separate genus, Lynx.
Sinonimi: Felis serval
ETYM Cf. French serval.
Slender long-legged African wildcat having large untufted ears and tawny black-spotted coat; SYN. Felis serval.
African wild cat Felis serval. It is a slender, long-limbed cat, about 1 m/3 ft long, with a yellowish-brown, black-spotted coat. It has large, sensitive ears, with which it locates its prey, mainly birds and rodents.