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Fourth Florida panther death of the year caused by vehicle collision in Collier County

Posted: 2:49 PM, Jan 13, 2020
Updated: 2020-01-13 14:49:15-05
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COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -- Less than two weeks in 2020, there have already been four Florida panther deaths discovered in Florida.

The most recent was discovered Thursday along State Road 29 south of Immokalee, just north of the Farmworker Village. The 3-year-old female died from a vehicle collision.

Other deaths this month include:

On January 1st, a panther was killed by a vehicle on C.R. 833 in Hendry County, adjacent to Dinner Island WMA.

On January 2nd, a female panther was killed by a vehicle on Church Road near S.R. 29 in Hendry County.

On January 4th, a panther was killed by a train south of S. Scenic Highway in Polk County.

If you spot a Florida panther in the wild, you can report it to FWC here.