Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update 05.04.18

Florida Panther statistics for 2018: One new litter was documented consisting of one male and two females for a total of three kittens born in 2018. Fourteen panther deaths were documented in 2018 consisting of: Six males and eight females. Of the fourteen deaths, three were less than six months old. Twelve deaths were caused … Continue reading Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update 05.04.18

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

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

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update 10.27.17

On October 14th the FWC documented a new litter! The kittens: one male and one female born to Mom FP247 are approximately 23 days old. On October 15th the FWC collected the remains of a one-and-half year old female on CR835 in Hendry County. The cause of death was vehicle collision. Florida Panther statistics for … Continue reading Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update 10.27.17

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update 09.15.17

With respect to Hurricane Irma, “Panthers are highly adaptable animals that are likely to survive just fine,” said Darrell Land, FWC panther team leader. “They will get wet when it rains and they will hunker down when the winds pick up,” Land said. “Panthers don’t build homes, so their rest sites will be rather unaffected. … Continue reading Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update 09.15.17

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update 09.08.17

On August 19th, the FWC discovered a new litter of kittens: one male and one female belonging to Mom FP239. The kittens are now approximately 2 months old. The FWC reported the loss of four panthers during the month of August: On August 13th, a 12-year-old male was struck by a vehicle at Mile Marker … Continue reading Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update 09.08.17

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update

Help with panther research by reporting sightings to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission With milder temperatures throughout the Sunshine State, more people are likely to head to the woods to enjoy hiking, wildlife viewing, fishing, hunting and other outdoor activities. The FWC is asking the public to assist with Florida panther research and … Continue reading Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update

On May 8th FWC reported collecting the remains of a 3-4 year old female panther UCFP308 on CR832, 5 mi East of OSSF in Hendry County. The cause of death was vehicular collision. The total number of panther deaths kittens and adults in 2017 now stands at 13. Biologists gain valuable information by examining panther … Continue reading Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update