FWC reports a dead panther in Hendry County
updated 11:12 a.m. ET, Wed., Nov. 5, 2008
HENDRY COUNTY: Wildlife officials say a Florida panther was killed by a vehicle on SR80 east of CR833 in Hendry County.
It was an uncollared male approximately 2-3 years old.
The carcass was transported to Gainesville where a necropsy will be performed.
The remains will be archived at the Florida Museum of Natural History.
This is the 18th mortality (excluding 2 neonates found dead in the den) for 2008 and 8th road kill for the year.
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