MOORE HAVEN (CBSMiami/AP) â Florida has lost another endangered Florida panther.
It’s the 15th panther death attributed to a fatal vehicle collision, out of 18 total deaths this year.READ MORE: Small Plane Crash In Miramar Sends Two People To The Hospital
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says the remains of a 4-month-old female panther were found Tuesday in Collier County, in a rural area west of the Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge.READ MORE: Search Resumes For Missing 19-Year-Old Miya Marcano After Person Of Interest Found Dead
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.
There are approximately 120-230 adult panthers in the wild, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.MORE NEWS: Attention, Floridians! These New Laws Will Hit The Books On Friday
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