OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla.- The remains of a male panther were collected on Friday May 31, at approximately 10:30 p.m. from SR 192. That's near Triple N Wildlife Management Area in Osceola County.
The cause of death was vehicle collision. This is the 10th panther mortality, and the 7th road mortality for 2013.
The carcass was stored frozen at the FWC Kissimmee Fisheries Office and then transported to the FWC Gainesville lab for necropsy. The panther will be necropsied this week and the remains will be archived at the FL Museum of Natural History.