January 27, 2023

U.S. FWS to Review Lynx Status in Maine

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At the end of the review, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will decide whether to maintain the lynx’s current status as a “threatened” species, to bump it up to “endangered” or to remove the cats from the endangered species list. The finding will then inform the agency’s next step as it creates a recovery plan for lynx.

“I believe that, at the very least, they should keep the status quo or even up-list it” to endangered, DeJoy said. “I can’t imagine that the feds will de-list the lynx. There just aren’t enough of them.”<<<Read More>>>