BIG CYPRESS NATIONAL PRESERVE (CBSMiami/AP) – Another one of Florida’s most endangered cats, the Florida panther, was struck and killed by a car near Naples.

The cat’s carcass, believed to be about 16-months old, was found on a stretch of U.S. 41 in Big Cypress National Preserve.

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With fewer than 200 Florida panthers believed to be left in the wild, the animal is considered endangered.

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Eleven panthers are known to have been killed by cars this year and 14 are known to have died overall.

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