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An Innocent Lynx Was Just Killed, And People Are Appropriately Furious

By Jonna Ivin-Patton

Authorities ordered the killing of an 18-month-old Eurasian lynx that had been on the loose for almost two weeks. The lynx, named Lillith, escaped an enclosure she shared with four other lynx at the Borth Wild Animal Kingdom in Ceredigion, Wales, on October 29. When the cat was spotted under a caravan in a holiday park, the Ceredigion city council contracted a team of marksmen. 

The Ceredigion Council issued the following statement regarding Lillith's death:

People were understandably outraged: