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Wild lynx could be reintroduced into Scottish Highlands

Study tests public support for bringing back species after 500-year absence, while farmers fear for sheepA consortium of conservationists that hopes to release wild lynx into the Scottish Highlands has launched a year-long study to see whether the public supports their reintroduction.The study, part-funded by two billionaire Danish estate owners in the Highlands, Anders Povlsen and Lisbet Rausing, will test whether farmers, landowners and rural communities will agree to a pilot project in a remote area of Scotland. Continue reading… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/jan/20/wild-lynx-could-be-reintroduced-into-scottish-highlands