IUCN changes Iberian lynx’s status to ‘vulnerable’ from ‘endangered’

Jun 21, 2024

Current Affair 1:


The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) moved its conservation status from ‘Endangered’ to ‘Vulnerable’ on June 20, in what is one of the most successful conservation stories of our time.

The population of the lynx, found in Spain and Portugal, has increased exponentially from 62 mature individuals in 2001 to 648 in 2022.

But we will talk about the Lynx found in India, is called Eurasian Lynx.


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