|Published:||Nov 20, 2012 1:21 PM EST|
|Updated:||Nov 20, 2012 1:21 PM EST|
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- The remains of an approximately 4 to 5-year-old uncollared male panther, were found at 9:00 p.m. on Monday on US 41, just west of Manatee Road in Collier County.
The cause of death was collision with a vehicle.
The carcass will be transported to the FWC Wildlife Research Lab in Gainesville for a complete necropsy. The remains will be archived at the Florida Museum of Natural History.
This is the 23rd panther mortality and 15th road mortality for 2012.
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