Skip to Content

Endangered Florida Panther Struck, Killed By Vehicle In Collier County

By Web staff

Click here for updates on this story

    IMMOKALEE, Florida (WFOR) — A year-old endangered Florida panther died after being struck by a vehicle.

The remains of the male panther were found Monday along a rural road northwest of Immokalee in Collier County.

It’s the eighth panther death attributed to fatal collisions, out of eight total deaths this year, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

Florida panthers once roamed the entire Southeast, but now their habitat mostly is confined to a small region of Florida along the Gulf of Mexico. Up to 230 Florida panthers remain in the wild.

Please note: This content carries a strict local market embargo. If you share the same market as the contributor of this article, you may not use it on any platform.

Article Topic Follows: CNN - Regional

Jump to comments ↓

CNN Newsource


KIFI Local News 8 is committed to providing a forum for civil and constructive conversation.

Please keep your comments respectful and relevant. You can review our Community Guidelines by clicking here

If you would like to share a story idea, please submit it here.

Skip to content