Rare lynx sighting by Parks Canada employee

Alex Taylor, a human-wildlife conflict specialist with Parks Canada, took these photos during a rare lynx sighting at Banff National Park. Parks Canada shared the images on its Facebook page.

Lynx spotted in Banff National Park

Parks Canada employee Alex Taylor snapped this photo when visitors to Banff National Park that a mother lynx and her kitten were attempting to cross the Trans-Canada Highway.

Lynx spotted in Banff National Park

Parks Canada employee Alex Taylor snapped this photo when visitors to Banff National Park that a mother lynx and her kitten were attempting to cross the Trans-Canada Highway.

Lynx spotted in Banff National Park

Parks Canada employee Alex Taylor snapped this photo when visitors to Banff National Park that a mother lynx and her kitten were attempting to cross the Trans-Canada Highway.

Lynx spotted in Banff National Park

Parks Canada employee Alex Taylor snapped this photo when visitors to Banff National Park that a mother lynx and her kitten were attempting to cross the Trans-Canada Highway.

Lynx spotted in Banff National Park

Parks Canada employee Alex Taylor snapped this photo when visitors to Banff National Park that a mother lynx and her kitten were attempting to cross the Trans-Canada Highway.

Lynx spotted in Banff National Park

Parks Canada employee Alex Taylor snapped this photo when visitors to Banff National Park that a mother lynx and her kitten were attempting to cross the Trans-Canada Highway.

Lynx spotted in Banff National Park

Parks Canada employee Alex Taylor snapped this photo when visitors to Banff National Park that a mother lynx and her kitten were attempting to cross the Trans-Canada Highway.

Lynx spotted in Banff National Park

Parks Canada employee Alex Taylor snapped this photo when visitors to Banff National Park that a mother lynx and her kitten were attempting to cross the Trans-Canada Highway.

Lynx spotted in Banff National Park

Parks Canada employee Alex Taylor snapped this photo when visitors to Banff National Park that a mother lynx and her kitten were attempting to cross the Trans-Canada Highway.

Lynx spotted in Banff National Park

Parks Canada employee Alex Taylor snapped this photo when visitors to Banff National Park that a mother lynx and her kitten were attempting to cross the Trans-Canada Highway.

Lynx spotted in Banff National Park

Parks Canada employee Alex Taylor snapped this photo when visitors to Banff National Park that a mother lynx and her kitten were attempting to cross the Trans-Canada Highway.

Lynx spotted in Banff National Park

Parks Canada employee Alex Taylor snapped this photo when visitors to Banff National Park that a mother lynx and her kitten were attempting to cross the Trans-Canada Highway.

Lynx spotted in Banff National Park

Parks Canada employee Alex Taylor snapped this photo when visitors to Banff National Park that a mother lynx and her kitten were attempting to cross the Trans-Canada Highway.

Lynx spotted in Banff National Park

Parks Canada employee Alex Taylor snapped this photo when visitors to Banff National Park that a mother lynx and her kitten were attempting to cross the Trans-Canada Highway.

Lynx spotted in Banff National Park

Parks Canada employee Alex Taylor snapped this photo when visitors to Banff National Park that a mother lynx and her kitten were attempting to cross the Trans-Canada Highway.

Lynx spotted in Banff National Park

Parks Canada employee Alex Taylor snapped this photo when visitors to Banff National Park that a mother lynx and her kitten were attempting to cross the Trans-Canada Highway.

Lynx spotted in Banff National Park

Parks Canada employee Alex Taylor snapped this photo when visitors to Banff National Park that a mother lynx and her kitten were attempting to cross the Trans-Canada Highway.

Lynx spotted in Banff National Park

Parks Canada employee Alex Taylor snapped this photo when visitors to Banff National Park that a mother lynx and her kitten were attempting to cross the Trans-Canada Highway.

Lynx spotted in Banff National Park

Parks Canada employee Alex Taylor snapped this photo when visitors to Banff National Park that a mother lynx and her kitten were attempting to cross the Trans-Canada Highway.