Lynx are part of the cat family. They hunt deer moose and other herbivores. Lynxes are carnivorous and will attack anything. If hungry they will eat human food including humans in all other cases lynx will avoid contact with humans excerpt when threatened by them to hurt or take their young kits away from them. contact with uncontained or untamed lynx isn't highly recommended especially for younger people who don't have experience with wild cats or something as highly dangerous as the lynx.