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Panther killed by vehicle south of Immokalee

Posted at 11:04 AM, Nov 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-08 11:04:29-05

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -- We're learning of another Florida panther death in Southwest Florida.

Florida Fish and Wildlife say the remains of an 8-10 week old female panther were collected on State Road 29 Wednesday at Owl Hammock Curve in Collier County, south of Immokalee.

It died after it was hit by a car.

This was the fourth panther death reported this week. There have been two deaths in Hendry County and another in Martin County since Halloween.

You can report injured or dead panthers to the FWC Wildlife Alert Hotline at 888-404-FWCC (3922).