Researchers Captured This Rare Footage Of A Lynx In The Wild, And The Sound It Made Is Astonishing

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A group of animal researchers struck gold in 2016 when they caught some unusual behavior on film. The experts had been studying lynxes in the wild for a number of years. But they’d rarely captured this incredible sound on camera.

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Swan Valley lies in the heart of the Flathead National Forest in Montana. The idyllic area boasts a surfeit of beautiful streams, lakes and creeks. Its geographical features aren’t the rural valley’s only natural attractions, though.

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Swan Valley is part of the Crown of the Continent Ecosystem. The area is one of the last truly wild landscapes in North America. As such, it is home to an extraordinary range of fauna. Among the valley’s residents are bears, wolves, foxes and lynxes.

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