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iN PHOTOS: Kamloops photographers capture local celebrity

The MacArthur Island Park lynx prowling for prey.
Image Credit: Wayne Parsons/Facebook

Kamloops photographers have been capturing photos of a local celebrity known to frequent McArthur Park.

While conservation officers have been warning park-goers to give plenty of space to the lynx that appears to be making a food stop in the area and avoid crowding the animal, some photographers have managed to capture these photos from a distance. 


Lynx duck hunt Posted by Johanna Parsons on Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Conservation officers say that this photogenic cat will remain in the park for now since it has a stable food source of ducks. 

These photographers have used long range lenses to avoid close contact. Anyone looking to catch a glimpse of the MacArthur Island lynx can catch some photos from local photographers here, leaving it safe to continue living out the season at the park. 

Posted by Wayne Parsons on Monday, February 22, 2021

Here kitty kitty!

Posted by Doug Giles on Friday, February 19, 2021

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