HENDRY COUNTY, Fla. — Florida Fish and Wildlife is now reporting the first panther death of the month.
It happened on state road 80 in Glades County near the Hendry County line.
FWC says a two-year-old female panther was found dead likely from being hit by a car.
But there is some good news when it comes to the Southwest Florida panther population a new litter of kittens was discovered last month.
FWC says the 2-kitten litter was found in the Immokalee Ranch area.
So far three litters have been discovered this year.