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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 Fatally Struck By Vehicle In Florida

Another endangered panther, the fifth this year, was killed by a vehicle in southwest Florida.

04/04/2014

A male panther, about 4 years old, was sedated and tagged (pictured here). A few weeks later the panther was found dead. (Courtesy: Mark Lotz, FWC)

Panther Found Dead In Broward Believed To Be Hit By Car

The remains of what appears to be a four-year-old Florida panther is being sent off to Gainesville where a necropsy will be performed to determine the cause of death—but it appears the endangered panther was hit by a car or truck.

03/19/2014

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 South Florida

The body of a 4-year-old Florida Panther has been found dead in Broward County.

03/18/2014

Miami residents charged with a marine violation. (Source: Monroe County Sheriff's Office)

Traffic Stop In The Keys Turns Into Marine Violation For 3 Miami Residents

What started as a regular traffic stop turned into marine violation after police found dozens of fish—some illegal—inside the cooler of a Miami man’s car.

03/17/2014

Florida Panther (Source: AP)

Young Panther Injured By Car, Set For Release

A young endangered Florida panther that had been struck by a car is ready to be released back into the wild.

03/04/2014

Source: CBS4

Exclusive: FWC Officer Talks About Shooter’s Jail Sentence

A man who shot a police officer in a life and death struggle was sent off to a long prison stretch Friday.

CBS4–02/28/2014

February 27, 2014: A manatee named Pilgrim was released back into the wild after 15 months of rehabilitation.  (Credit: Miami Seaquarium)

Pilgrim Settling In South Florida Waters Again

A manatee found injured in 2012 and received help at the Miami Seaquarium was released back into the wild Thursday.

CBS Miami–02/27/2014

(Credit: Thinkstock)

Man Hurt After Falling Onto Boat Propeller

A Florida man was severely hurt in the Florida Keys trying to push a stuck boat.

CBS Miami–02/21/2014

Florida panther kitten rescued in Collier County. (Source: Florida Fish And Wildlife Conservation Commission)

Panther Kitten Rescued In Collier County

Sometimes news stories don’t end well; and then there are stories like this one that has the “purrfect” ending that will leave you “roaring” with joy.

CBS Miami–02/20/2014

Courtesy: (FWC)

Rare Discovery: Harbor Seal Found In South Florida

A rare sight in South Florida over the weekend as a harbor seal was discovered in Palm Beach Inlet.

CBS Miami–02/17/2014

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