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FOR FLORIDA PANTHERS, EXTINCTION COMES ON FOUR WHEELS

From: The Revelator

“ “The Florida panther is suffering slow-motion extinction,” said Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, in a recent…

VERN BUCHANAN GOES TO BAT FOR FLORIDA PANTHER HABITAT

From: Sunshine State News

“Noting there are less than 250 Florida panthers left, Buchanan called on the federal government to continue its current efforts instead of removing them from…

NUMBER OF PANTHERS IN FLORIDA WILD RISES SLIGHTLY

From: The St. Augustine Record

“Last month, officials reported that 2016 was one of the deadliest years on record for panthers in the wild. A total of 42 Florida panthers died in the…

FLORIDA PANTHER DEATHS STILL AT RECORD HIGH FOR 2016

From: Fox 4

"In a statement Wednesday, Jeff Ruch of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said he doesn't expect their plight to improve under President-elect Donald Trump."

FLORIDA PANTHERS DYING AT RECORD PACE, VEHICLE COLLISIONS MOST RESPONSIBLE

From: National Parks Traveler

"Highly endangered Florida panthers died at a record pace in 2016, with most of the deaths attributed to vehicle collisions in just two counties, according…


News Releases

ANOTHER LETHAL YEAR FOR FLORIDA PANTHERS IN 2017

Deaths Again Outstrip Litters with Heavy Toll on Females of Reproductive Age

FLORIDA PANTHER DEATHS TIE RECORD HIGH IN 2016

80% Killed in Collisions – A New All-Time High Rate and Number

FLORIDA PANTHER DEATHS SET ANOTHER RECORD IN 2015

70% Killed in Collisions; Nearly One-Quarter Females of Kitten-Bearing Age

RECORD FLORIDA PANTHER MORTALITY IN 2014

50% Increase over Prior Year; More Than a Third Females of Kitten-Bearing Age

FOUR MORE FLORIDA PANTHERS DIE IN NOVEMBER; TWO THIS WEEK

With 23 Deaths So Far This Year, 2012 Could Become Deadliest on Record