For the 10th time this year, a panther has been struck and killed by a car.
As the House and Senate prepare to hammer out a $4.2 billion divide in budget proposals released last week, they have plenty of hometown pork to barter.
Authorities said a Florida Panther was killed by a vehicle in southwest Florida, making it the eighth panther death this year.
A second Florida Panther was killed by a vehicle in southwest Florida so far this year.
A bad year for the endangered population of Florida panthers as 2014 was the deadliest year on record–most of which were killed by motor vehicles.
A Florida panther was found dead after being struck by a vehicle in Collier County.
As state wildlife officials work to repopulate the endangered Florida Panthers, more of the wild cats means increased the chances of interactions with humans.
Florida Fish and Wildlife officials said they have found the remains of a 6-month-old uncollared male Florida panther.
Florida Fish and Wildlife officials said they have found the remains of a four to five-year-old radio-collared female Florida panther.
Wildlife officials said another Panther has been found dead, making it the 19th killed by a vehicle this year.