The historical roots of a contemporary groundwater crisis

For well over a century the immense biodiversity of the lands that constitute Spain's DoƱana National Park has attracted the attention of hunters, nature-lovers, and natural scientists from across the Western world. Iberian ...

In Spain, Iberian lynx claws back from brink of extinction

At a nature reserve in southern Spain, four baby Iberian lynxes sleep peacefully beside their mother, part of a captive breeding programme that has brought the species back from the brink of extinction.

Endangered Iberian lynx population jumps 10-fold

Once on the verge of extinction, the Iberian lynx population in Spain and Portugal has risen more than 10-fold over the past 18 years, the Spanish government said Friday.

The first Iberian lynx infected by the pseudorabies virus

Matojo, the nine-month-old Iberian lynx cub found dead in 2015 in Extremadura, did not die from natural causes. His necropsy shows that it was the pseudorabies virus that triggered his sudden demise. Before this case, contagion ...

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