TOWNSHIP 14 RANGE 7, Maine - State and federal wildlife authorities are investigating the killings of a pair of rare Canada lynx in Maine.
The Maine Warden Service and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service say the lynx were shot to death in northern Oxford and Aroostook counties.
The lynx is listed as a threatened species under U.S. endangered species laws and killing one unlawfully carrier a fine of up to $100,000 and imprisonment of up to one year.
The warden service says the lynx are increasing in population in Maine.