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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

We have lost the 18th panther to the roads of Florida. A young male was struck & killed on October 20 in Oceola County which is Central Florida, this guy was outside the main panther community of SW Florida.   
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Thursday, May 1, 2014

9th Panther Road Death

A 3 yr old female panther was killed by a vehicle on I75 in Lee county. She was recovered today, the first day of May. Very sad, this is the 14th recorded panther death for the year and the 9th known to be killed on the road.

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Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Florida Panther #163

Terrible news of another panther killed on the road. 7yr old collared male panther was hit on the border of Collier & Hendry counties. April 25th.

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Monday, April 14, 2014

2 Panther Fatalities

Oh boy 2 panther fatalities to report today. On april 11 a panther skeleton was found in the Picayune Strand State Forest believed to be 8-10mths of age, cause of death unknown at this time.

Also a male panther 4-5yoa was killed by a vehicle in Highland country, Nth of their known range.


This is the 11th &12th panther mortality this year, & the 7th road death fro 2014 
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Sunday, April 6, 2014

Road Death

The remains of a 3-5-year-old male panther (UCFP209) were collected on 4/3/2014 in Hendry County.  The panther died as the result of a collision with a vehicle around 8:30 PM.This is the ninth panther mortality and the fifth due to vehicle strike for 2014

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Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Panther death Big Cypress

The remains of an uncollared panther was recovered on Saturday March 29, in the turner river section of Big Cypress National Preserve. Few details yet, but cause of death intrespecific aggression is suspected.
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Monday, March 24, 2014

Panther goes to the Beach

NEWS: #Panther spotted near a Collier beach successfully relocated by @MyFWC today #swfl 

FWC captures panther near the beach; relocates it to more suitable area
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Saturday, March 22, 2014

Florida Panthers Northward expansion

Will Panthers get to finally head North to their old stomping grounds?

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Monday, March 10, 2014

Now For some Good News!

A female panther gets her freedom, after healing from a broken leg. You can read her story & see the pics of her recovery at the link below.
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Sunday, March 9, 2014

4th Panther Road death

R.I.P A 4th panther was killed on the road, he was hit in Hendry county, an uncollared male approximately 1.5 yoa. He was recovered from the roadway on Saturday March 8th.

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