Prowling for Panthers

Who knew the largest cat in Florida would be so vulnerable?

When animal populations become small and restricted

Male panthers are known to roam long distances

The Florida panther is a subspecies of

By the 1970's, Florida panthers were

One of the main problems facing the Florida panther is loss of habitat. You just can’t pack too many panthers into a small area. Unfortunately, panthers are now often found roaming places like cattle ranches that have encroached on what used to be perfect panther habitat. This means that human/panther conflicts are common.

Can you think of ways that human/panther conflicts can be reduced in a way that benefits both?

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Gopher Tortoise: Ecosystem Engineer