R Dataset / Package datasets / lynx


On this R-data statistics page, you will find information about the lynx data set which pertains to Annual Canadian Lynx trappings 1821–1934. The lynx data set is found in the datasets R package. You can load the lynx data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("lynx"). This will load the data into a variable called lynx. If R says the lynx data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("datasets") and then attempt to reload the data. If you need to download R, you can go to the R project website. You can download a CSV (comma separated values) version of the lynx R data set. The size of this file is about 1,084 bytes.

Annual Canadian Lynx trappings 1821–1934


Annual numbers of lynx trappings for 1821–1934 in Canada. Taken from Brockwell & Davis (1991), this appears to be the series considered by Campbell & Walker (1977).




Brockwell, P. J. and Davis, R. A. (1991) Time Series and Forecasting Methods. Second edition. Springer. Series G (page 557).


Becker, R. A., Chambers, J. M. and Wilks, A. R. (1988) The New S Language. Wadsworth & Brooks/Cole.

Campbell, M. J.and A. M. Walker (1977). A Survey of statistical work on the Mackenzie River series of annual Canadian lynx trappings for the years 1821–1934 and a new analysis. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society series A, 140, 411–431.


Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.

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