COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- The remains of an estimated 10-year-old, uncollared, female panther were collected on Sunday on CR846, about 2.3 miles west of County Line Rd. This is the 9th panther mortality and the 6th road mortality for 2013.
The cause of death was vehicle collision.
The carcass is at the FWC Naples Field Office and will be transported to the FWC Gainesville lab for necropsy. The remains will be archived at the FL Museum of Natural History.