Thursday, March 3, 2011

8th panther dead this Year in Florida - 3rd Mar 2011

Endangered panther found dead A Florida panther has been found dead in southwest Florida.The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reports that a 4-year-old collared female was found Wednesday in the Picayune Strand State Forest in Collier County. It appeared she was killed by another panther, but necropsy would be required to confirm it.

This is the eight panther death of the year.

Biologists estimate the panther population in Florida to be between 100 and 120. Source