Home / Animals / Panther hit and killed in South Florida

Panther hit and killed in South Florida

By

A 1-year-old male panther was found dead in the Immokalee area on Monday after being hit by a vehicle. Mark Lotz, a panther biologist from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, says this occurance is fairly common. Scientists estimate only 160 Florida panthers still remain in the wild

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

About admin

Check Also

Snowman walks around while attached to a tree in front of an abandoned house. He is tethered to the tree 24/7, and his owner said he comes by to feed him once a day.

Citrus County Considers Anti-Tethering Law

Citrus County Commissioners consider an anti-tethering law that would outlaw the unattended chaining and tethering of dogs. The commission will vote Tuesday to bring it to a public ordinance.