2 lynx caught on video on highway southwest of Calgary

Leanne Yohemas got a rare close-up look at a couple of lynx on the weekend — and shared her video of it with CBC News.

Elusive animals approach couple's car before heading off into the woods in Kananaskis Country

Leanne Yohemas shared this video of two lynx on Smith Dorrien Trail in Kananaskis Country. 0:46

A Calgary couple got a rare close-up look at two lynx on the weekend — and shared their video of it with CBC News.

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Leanne Yohemas and Scott Johnson were on Smith Dorrien Trail in Kananaskis Country, about five kilometres from the Mount Shark turnoff, when they came upon two lynx in the middle of a staring contest.

The usually elusive animals then came right toward the couple’s vehicle before veering off into the woods.