Panther Killed in Southwest Florida

It is the 3rd panther death of 2014

Thursday, Jan 23, 2014  |  Updated 10:43 PM EDT
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Amazing Nature Video: Female Panther Calls Out for Mate

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Florida panthers once roamed the entire southeastern U.S., but few remain.

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Amazing Nature Video: Female Panther Calls Out for Mate

A video released by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation commission shows a Florida Panther call out for and find a mate.
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State wildlife officials said an endangered panther was killed by a vehicle in southwest Florida.

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reported that the 1 1/2-year-old male was found dead Wednesday in rural Collier County.

It is the third panther death of 2014, the second involving a vehicle.

A necropsy is planned at FWC's laboratory in Gainesville.

Florida panthers once roamed the entire southeastern U.S., but only around 160 remain in the wild.

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