now back in the wild at its new home in Big Cypress National Preserve. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FW">now back in the wild at its new home in Big Cypress National Preserve. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FW">
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PHOTOS: Florida panther released in Big Cypress

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Posted at 11:22 AM, May 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-27 11:36:07-04

A 2-year-old Florida panther is now back in the wild at its new home in Big Cypress National Preserve. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), and National Park Service staff successfully released the panther on Wednesday, May 25th, 2016, near Gum Slough in the southwest corner of the Preserve.