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iN VIDEO: Duck hunter at Kamloops's McArthur Island Park lands a meal

A duck at McArthur Island Park was on the dinner menu for this lynx.
February 24, 2021 - 3:10 PM

A hungry lynx caught a meal at McArthur Island Park when it surprised a group of ducks in a parking lot.

In a video post to Facebook by SPLIT REED, originally taken by Kayla Anderson, a lynx can be seen pouncing from a bush into a flock of unsuspecting ducks, grabbing one by the neck.


Wait for it......... @kaylaxanderson #videooftheday #waterfowl #nature #wild #ducks #lynx #share #outdoors #splitreed Posted by SPLIT REED on Monday, February 22, 2021

Conservation officer Graydon Bruce told the wildcat has been in that area for several days and isn't a threat to humans.

He warned the public not to get too close to the lynx after seeing a group of 15 people crowd around it this past weekend.

Conservation officials are going to leave the lynx alone because of its low risk to the public and relocating it would be too stressful for the wildcat.

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