The lynx effect at Exmoor Zoo...

Lynxie looks on as spring arrives at Exmoor Zoo. Picture: John Hammond.

Lynxie looks on as spring arrives at Exmoor Zoo. Picture: John Hammond. - Credit: John Hammond

Spring has sprung as far as the animals at the Bratton Fleming zoo are concerned, even if the humans have yet to notice.

SPRING is certainly on its way as far as Lynxie, Exmoor Zoo’s caracal lynx is concerned, as he sits on his favourite people watching post among the daffodils.

Many of the inhabitants at the Bratton Fleming attraction have decided not to wait for the official announcement and have been quietly getting on with the spring season.

However, lynx courtship is a delicate business even with spring in the air and if Lynxie wanders too close to his wife, he will certainly regret it…

Exmoor Zoo is open throughout Easter — visit www.exmoorzoo.co.uk for more details.


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