Officials: Florida panther kittens found dead

Two endangered Florida panther kittens have been found dead. Their deaths make 12 total this year, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. The remains of a male cub and a female cub, both three months old, were found Thursday on private property in North Belle Meade in Collier County, officials said. The […]

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Florida panther struck, killed by vehicle on Alligator Alley

An endangered Florida panther has died after being struck by a vehicle in Collier County. It’s the sixth panther death attributed to fatal collisions, out of nine total deaths this year, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. The remains of the 1-year-old male panther were found Sunday on Alligator Alley just a […]

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Officials: Florida panther dies after fight with other cat

An endangered Florida panther has died following a fight with another panther. It’s the third panther death reported this year, the first from intraspecific aggression, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. A total of 22 Florida panther deaths were reported in 2020, with 19 killed by vehicles. An injured 2-year-old male panther […]

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Florida panther struck and killed by vehicle in south Fort Myers

An endangered Florida panther has died after being struck by a vehicle in south Fort Myers. It’s the first panther death reported in the new year, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. A total of 22 Florida panther deaths were reported in 2020, with 19 killed by vehicles. The remains of the […]