Escaped lynx recaptured and returned to Dartmoor Zoo

A two-year-old lynx called Flaviu which escaped from his enclosure at Dartmoor Zoo has been recaptured after weeks on the run

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Petition for missing lynx to be reunited with mother

Should Flaviu the lynx be reunited with his mum when he is found? Credit: Dartmoor Zoo

Some people are claiming that the young lynx that has gone on the run from Dartmoor Zoo is missing its mother. They think that, once he is captured, he should be reunited with her at the zoo in Kent where they were based.

The big cat gnawed his way out of his new enclosure in Devon within hours of his arrival last Wednesday, 7 July.

The lynx enclosure at Dartmoor Zoo Credit: ITV News

The zoo is even using recordings of the mother, supplied by Port Lympne reserve to try to lure two-year-old Flaviu into a trap laid for him.

Sam Crofts has started a petition saying this indicates that the youngster is missing his mum and should be reunited with her.

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