Sunday, 22 November 2020

Lynx spotted at Canada post office


A wild cat is seen skulking on the snow banks by the Terrace Bay, Ont, Canada Post office, to the amazement of Beth-Ann Colebourne For the full story: http://www.cbc.ca/1.3008823

A lynx is any of the four species (Canada lynx, Iberian lynx, Eurasian lynx, bobcat) within the medium-sized wild cat genus Lynx. The name lynx originated in Middle English via Latin from the Greek word λύγξ, derived from the Indo-European root leuk- ('light, brightness') in reference to the luminescence of its reflective eyes.

The definition of "skulk" - verb

gerund or present participle: skulking

keep out of sight, typically with a sinister or cowardly motive.
"don't skulk outside the door like a spy!"

move stealthily or furtively.
"he spent most of his time skulking about the corridors"

shirk one's duties or responsibilities.
"we were accused of skulking"

Similar words:
lurk
loiter
hide
conceal oneself
lie in wait
keep out of sight
creep
sneak
slink
move furtively
sidle
slope
pad
prowl
tiptoe
pussyfoot

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