Thursday, June 24, 2010

Male Panther Killed In Immokalee

13th Florida Panther Death In 2010

IMMOKALEE, FL. -- The remains of a 16-18 month old uncollared male panther (UCFP145) were collected on June 24, 2010 on State Road 29 approximately 3.7 km south of Farm Workers Village in Collier County. The Village is just south of the city of Immokalee.

The cause of death was trauma associated with a vehicle collision. The carcass is at the FWC Naples Field Office and will be sent to the FWC Wildlife Research Lab in Gainesville for necropsy.  The remains will be archived at the FL Museum of Natural History.

This is the 13th panther mortality and the 10th road mortality for 2010.

No comments:

Post a Comment