LEHIGH ACRES (CBSMiami/AP) — It’s an unfortunate story that is told far too often.
An endangered Florida panther has died after being struck by a vehicle.READ MORE: 'It's Going To Be A Lot Better': Key Largo Scuba Operation Recovering From Worst Of Pandemic
It’s the tenth fatal collision this year, out of 13 total panther deaths.READ MORE: COVID In Florida: 4,237 New Cases, 33 Deaths Reported On Monday
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says the remains of a 1-year-old female panther were found Tuesday in Lee County east of Wild Turkey Strand Preserve.
Florida panthers once roamed the entire Southeast, but now their habitat mostly is confined to a small region of Florida along the Gulf of Mexico. Up to 230 Florida panthers remain in the wild.MORE NEWS: COVID ‘Long Haulers’ Reporting Relief From Symptoms After Receiving Vaccine
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