Another Florida panther has been found dead in Big Cypress National Preserve.
A young Florida panther, officials say, was found dead Wednesday.
The death of 16 rare Florida panthers represents a loss of about 10-percent of the entire species population in just this year.
Another Panther has died in Florida after being hit by a car on Thursday, making it the 16th panther death in the state for 2014.
A 14-month-old Florida panther was found dead Friday–bringing the number of endangered panther deaths for the year up to 15.
The body of a Florida panther was found on I-75 in Lee County near Ft. Myers. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said the three year old panther died after it was struck by a vehicle.
A permit given to a Texas company to drill an exploratory oil well in southwest Florida will not be rescinded.
Another endangered Florida panther has died after being struck by a vehicle. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said the remains of the four to five year old uncollared male panther were found April 14th.
Another endangered panther, the fifth this year, was killed by a vehicle in southwest Florida.
The remains of a rare Florida panther found over the weekend in the Big Cypress National Preserve will be turned over to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission for evaluation.