Lynx Camera results
As usual with these things we do not always get to celebrate an amazing video of one of the Chiltern's elusive big cats.
The camera was set up for two months after periodic sightings of a lynx on the property of a couple near Saunderton. This was not the first time they had seen the animal with sightings going back 5 years. The home owners recalled the first night they saw the cat when they heard a crash on top of their shed roof one winters morning at about 3am. The lynx had 'very large eyes' and 'was about three feet long with a very square face and very short tail'.
The couple had managed to gain hair samples from the animal where it climbed past the balustrade to access the roof. Specialists have confirmed the hair as 95% chance of being lynx with microscopic analysis. The hairs are now awaiting DNA analysis, updates will be posted when I receive them.
There was no conclusive footage of a large cat on the stealth cam but as we have learnt many times before the cats travel large distances and ar