MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Another endangered Florida panther has been struck, killed by a vehicle.
The remains of the panther were found last Wednesday in Hardee County.READ MORE: Stimulus Check Latest: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming?
It’s the fifth panther death attributed to fatal collisions, out of seven total deaths this year, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.READ MORE: Leftover From Hurricane Dorian, 58 Strays From The Bahamas Make Their Way To South Florida
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: Fatal Tamarac Shooting Under Investigation
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