An Alaskan resident came face-to-face with seven lynx babies and their mother for an hour last week, which led to a series of incredible shots.

Tim Newton was woken Tuesday morning by noises outside his home in Anchorage.

While glancing at his terrace, he first thought of seeing cats. It was by observing the animals more closely that he realized that they were lynxes.

Newton, an engineer and photography lover, rushed to the window with his camera to take advantage of the occasion, “a rare privilege,” he said. He had seen lynxes before, but only for a few seconds.

The kittens jumped up, chased each other and ran for over an hour.

Newton, an engineer and photography lover, rushed to the window with his camera to take advantage of the occasion, “a rare privilege,” he said. He had seen lynxes before, but only for a few seconds.

The kittens jumped up, chased each other and ran for over an hour.

Lynx are known to be independent and solitary animals that tend to avoid humans. They usually hunt at night and are therefore rarely observed.

Lynx are a bit mystical. I feel really lucky.

Tim Newton, amateur photographer in Alaska

Darcy Freehill
Darcy Freehill is the lead editor for Wolf Tribune. Darcy has written for several online publications including the NPR, Bleacher Report and MSNBC. Darcy is based in Juneau and covers issues affecting our state.. When he’s not busy writing, Darcy enjoys fishing and hiking.

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