An endangered Florida panther, struck by a car earlier this week on U.S. 41., was transferred to an animal hospital in Naples where it died after surgery to repair a broken leg.
The Florida panther is one of the most endangered animals in the world, which is why federal wildlife officials are now offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the shooting of a Florida panther.
For the 10th time this year, a panther has been struck and killed by a car.
For the second time in two days, an endangered Florida panther has been killed by a car.
Wildlife officials said the remains of a 1-year old Florida Panther on Saturday in Lee County.
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.
Another Florida panther has been hit and killed by a car.
Two, four-month-old panther kittens were found dead Sunday after apparently being struck by cars.
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.