The escape of a lynx from a zoo in west Wales last year revealed huge divisions over our attitudes to large carnivores. Did Lillith spoil the case for bringing predators back to the UK or shown we are finally ready to deal with them, asks James Fair.  
Eurasian lynx
The reintroduction of lynx to the UK landscape could bring both environmental and economic benefits and now a group of conservationists says it is one step closer to turning the dream into reality.
The Iberian lynx is the smallest species of lynx.
Captive breeding and translocation are key to the ongoing effort to conserve the Iberian lynx, and have brought the species back from the brink of extinction. Photographer Laurent Geslin reports.
A formal application to reintroduce the once-native Eurasian lynx is to be made in 2016.
Everyone's talking about the return of the lynx to the UK. But exactly how do we go about it, and what do we need to consider?
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