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10th panther death of 2022 recorded in Glades County

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Posted at 1:18 PM, Apr 12, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-12 21:49:52-04

GLADES COUNTY, Fla. — Ten Florida panthers have been killed so far this year according to the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission.

The remains of a 4-year-old, female Florida panther were collected Monday on SR 29 in Glades County.

The suspected cause of death was a vehicle collision.

All ten deaths, according to the state's online tracker, were caused by vehicles.

2021 figures show 27 panther deaths over the whole of the year.