TALLAHASSEE — The FWC has updated the “Panther Pulse” page with mortality information through May 27, 2021 at 11:30 a.m. This information can be viewed at: https://myfwc.com/wildlifehabitats/wildlife/panther/pulse/
The remains of a 2-year-old male Florida panther (UCFP403) were collected on May 27, 2021 on SR29, three quarters of one mile north of US41 in Collier County (464065, 2866856). The suspected cause of death was vehicle collision.
Biologists gain valuable information by examining panther remains. Report injured or dead panthers to the FWC Wildlife Alert Hotline at 888-404-FWCC (3922).
Florida residents can support panther conservation efforts by purchasing a “Protect the Panther” license plate. Fees from license plate sales are the primary funding source for the FWC’s research and management of Florida panthers. You can purchase a plate at https://myfloridaspecialtyplate.com/protect-the-panther.html