Latest Florida panther Stories
While many tiger conservation efforts focus on the numbers of a population, maintaining the big cats’ genetic diversity is just as important, according to a report published on Thursday in the Journal of Heredity.
In the early 1990s, Florida’s panther population was on the verge on being completely wiped out, with an estimated 20 to 25 of the big cats left in the state.
The Iberian lynx, one of the most endangered cats in the world and Europe’s most endangered carnivore, may not be doomed by its small population size.
On Wednesday, Federal wildlife biologists declared the eastern cougar to be extinct.
NAPLES, Fla., Sept.
NAPLES, Fla., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of eastern Collier property owners has filed a motion in federal court to intervene in support of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) in a recent lawsuit over the designation of critical habitat for the Florida panther.
NAPLES, Fla., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Collier Enterprises today announced that it will delay permitting for the Town of Big Cypress in order to participate in a new Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) being created by a coalition of conservation organizations and Collier County landowners.
HENDRY COUNTY, Fla., Jan.
NAPLES, Fla., Jan.
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The puma (Puma concolor), also known as the cougar or mountain lion, is a large, solitary cat found in the Americas. It has a vast range, from Yukon Territory in Canada to the southern Andes of South America. Their primary food is deer. They hunt prey in a range of sizes, from insects, mice, rabbits, to the domestic cats, domestic dogs, alpaca and even bighorn sheep and elk. They are secretive cats that usually avoid people, very rarely attacking humans. Due to over hunting and continual...