COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- The remains of a 2 to 3-month-old uncollared female panther were collected on Monday night. They were collected at 8:00 p.m. on Immokalee Rd., 3.6 miles north of Oil Well Rd. in Collier County.
This is the 24th panther mortality and 16th road mortality for 2012.
The panther had been hit by a car.
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.