Published: Jul 09, 2013 10:28 AM EDT
Updated: Jul 09, 2013 11:21 AM EDT

HENDRY COUNTY, Fla.- The remains of a 2-to 3-year-old uncollared male panther, were collected on Monday on County Road 846, 4.9 mi east of County Line Rd.

The panther had been hit by a vehicle.

The carcass will be transported to the FWC Wildlife Research Lab in Gainesville for necropsy.

This is the 12th panther mortality, and 9th road mortality for 2013.