Vehicle hit and killed an endangered Florida panther.


IMMOKALEE, Fla. – According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Out of 13panther deaths, This is the 8th panther death due to fatal crashes.

Wildlife officials said the 1-year-old female panther’s remains were discovered Saturday on a rural road south of Immokalee in Collier County.

Florida panthers used to be found all over the Southeast, but now they are mainly restricted to a tiny area of Florida along the Gulf of Mexico. There are an estimated 230 Florida panthers left in the wild.

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