Endangered Florida Panther Dies After Being Struck By A Vehicle

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FORT MYERS (CBSMiami/AP) — Another endangered Florida panther has been struck and killed by a vehicle.

It’s the 14th panther decease attributed to fatal collisions, retired of 19 full deaths this year, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

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The remains of the 2-year-old antheral panther were recovered Friday successful Lee County adjacent the Southwest Florida International Airport, wildlife officials said.

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Florida panthers erstwhile roamed the full Southeast, but present their situation mostly is confined to a tiny portion of Florida on the Gulf of Mexico. Up to 230 Florida panthers stay successful the wild.

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