Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update 04.20.18

The FWC reported a new litter of panther kittens: one male and two females were born to Mum FP220 in the Big Cypress National Preserve. The kittens are approximately five weeks old. Florida Panther statistics for 2018: One new litter was documented consisting of one male and two females for a total of three kittens … Continue reading Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update 04.20.18

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update 04.06.18

On March 21st the FWC collected the remains of a 9-10 year old male at Golden Gate Estates and Rock Road in Collier County. The cause of death is unknown. On April 3rd the FWC collected the remains of a 3 year old female on SR82 just west of the Corkscrew Road junction. The cause … Continue reading Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update 04.06.18

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update 03.23.18

On March 14th the FWC collected the remains of a 7 year old male on a private ranch in Hendry County. The cause of death is unknown. Florida Panther statistics for 2018: Twelve panther deaths were documented in 2018 consisting of: Five males and seven females. Of the twelve deaths, three were less than six … Continue reading Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update 03.23.18

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update 03.09.18

On February 19th the FWC collected the remains of a 5-6 year old female on CR846, east of Camp Keais Strand in Collier County. The cause of death was vehicle collision. On February 22nd the FWC collected the remains of a 2 year old male on US27 west of Clewiston in Hendry County. The cause … Continue reading Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update 03.09.18

Endangered Florida panther free again after near-fatal injuries

A 2-year-old male panther is back home in the wild. Outfitted with a tracking collar strapped around his neck, now known as FP 250, the big cat that was near death roughly eight months ago was released on February 16th by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) at Dinner Island Ranch Wildlife Management … Continue reading Endangered Florida panther free again after near-fatal injuries

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update 02.16.18

On February 2nd the FWC collected the remains of a 3 year old female at CR835 near Dooley Grade Road in Hendry County. The cause of death was vehicle collision. On February 3rd the FWC collected the remains of a 5 month old male at CR835 near Dooley Grade Road in Hendry County. The cause … Continue reading Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update 02.16.18

Two men caught by officers harassing Florida panther kittens and gators

The Miami Herald reported last week that two men from Miami are behind bars following a year-long investigation by state and federal wildlife officers who viewed several online videos of one of the men handling federally protected Florida panther kittens and wrestling and several alligators in the Big Cypress National Preserve. Alfredo Lopez de Queralta, … Continue reading Two men caught by officers harassing Florida panther kittens and gators

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update 02.02.18

On January 30th the FWC collected the remains of a 2 and a half year old female at SR80 at LaBelle in Hendry County. The cause of death was vehicle collision. Florida Panther statistics for 2018: Four panther deaths were documented in 2018 consisting of: One male and three females. All four deaths were caused … Continue reading Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update 02.02.18

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update 01.19.18

On January 7th the FWC collected the remains of a 4 to 5 month old female on I75 near the 101 exit in Collier County. The cause of death was vehicle collision. On January 8th FWC collected the remains of a 3 to 4 year old female on the Josie Billie Highway in Hendry County. … Continue reading Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update 01.19.18

WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 07 January 2018

WildCat Conservation Legal Aid Society ~ WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner Our weekly podcast provides a recap of the week’s top news stories affecting all wildcats around the world. The series also highlights work performed by WCCLAS, featured interviews, commentaries and special reports. Top News Stories for Sunday, 07 January 2018: … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 07 January 2018