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(Source: Tim Donovan/FWC)

Florida Biologists Helped By Panther & Bear Sighting Reports

If you spot a Florida panther or black bear in the wild, be sure to report it. Florida biologists say public reports of black bear and panther sightings are helping them understand more about the elusive creatures.

08/25/2014

Florida Panther (Source: AP)

19th Florida Panther Dies After Vehicle Collision

Another Florida panther has been hit and killed by a car.

08/07/2014

A 2-year-old Florida panther is released into the wild by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) on April 3, 2013 in West Palm Beach, Florida.  The panther and its sister had been raised at the White Oak Conservation Center since they were 5 months old. The FWC rescued the two panthers as kittens in September 2011 in northern Collier County after their mother was found dead. The panther is healthy and has grown to a size that should prepare him for life in the wild.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Endangered Florida Panther Found Dead In Collier County

Another Florida panther has been found dead in Big Cypress National Preserve.

07/18/2014

A 2-year-old Florida panther is released into the wild by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) on April 3, 2013 in West Palm Beach, Florida.  The panther and its sister had been raised at the White Oak Conservation Center since they were 5 months old. The FWC rescued the two panthers as kittens in September 2011 in northern Collier County after their mother was found dead. The panther is healthy and has grown to a size that should prepare him for life in the wild.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Panther Killed In SW Florida

A young Florida panther, officials say, was found dead Wednesday.

06/25/2014

A 2-year-old Florida panther is released into the wild by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) on April 3, 2013 in West Palm Beach, Florida.  The panther and its sister had been raised at the White Oak Conservation Center since they were 5 months old. The FWC rescued the two panthers as kittens in September 2011 in northern Collier County after their mother was found dead. The panther is healthy and has grown to a size that should prepare him for life in the wild.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

State Of The Species: Florida Panther

The death of 16 rare Florida panthers represents a loss of about 10-percent of the entire species population in just this year.

CBS Miami–06/12/2014

Mother of the panther kitten on the day she was released into the wild. (Source: FWC)

16th Florida Panther Dies After Car Collision

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.

06/12/2014

A 2-year-old Florida panther is released into the wild by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) on April 3, 2013 in West Palm Beach, Florida.  The panther and its sister had been raised at the White Oak Conservation Center since they were 5 months old. The FWC rescued the two panthers as kittens in September 2011 in northern Collier County after their mother was found dead. The panther is healthy and has grown to a size that should prepare him for life in the wild.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Endangered Florida Panther Found Dead

A 14-month-old Florida panther was found dead Friday–bringing the number of endangered panther deaths for the year up to 15.

05/16/2014

Florida Panther (Source: AP)

Endangered Florida Panther Struck, Killed By Vehicle On I-75

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.

05/01/2014

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State Recommends SW Florida Oil Drilling Approval

A permit given to a Texas company to drill an exploratory oil well in southwest Florida will not be rescinded.

04/17/2014

Florida Panther (Source: AP)

Endangered Panther Struck, Killed By Vehicle

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.

04/14/2014

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