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American Prime Company Controls Corridor Crucial to Florida Panther Survival
Offbeat  (tags: florida panthers, habitat, american prime company, survial, corridor, habitat )

- 1482 days ago -
This has not been a great year for Florida panthers. The number killed so far in 2011 is one short of tying the record of 25, with nearly two months left. Four were killed under suspicious circumstances.
In Florida, Ranchers Make Room For The Big Cats Who Want To Eat Their Cattle
Offbeat  (tags: florida, ranchers, predators, florida panthers, coexistence, survival, recovering )

- 1514 days ago -
Panthers are back. Florida's still-imperiled big cat--one of the largest in the country--has bounced back from just 20 individuals to more than 160 during the last 30 years. But it's now in danger of suffering from its own (modest) success.
Florida Panther Population Up to a Whopping 160; Everything Is Wonderful Now
Offbeat  (tags: conflicts, florida panthers, endangered, survival, cougar killers )

- 1541 days ago -
Panthers, of course, wouldn't be so hungry for livestock if their natural prey, like deer, were in larger supply. With humans likely to start competing for deer in the entire Big Cypress preserve, the problem is likely to get even more difficult.
Fight Between Two Florida Panthers Leaves One Of Them Dead
Offbeat  (tags: tragedy, florida panthers, endangered, threatened, panther fight, death )

- 1598 days ago -
A Florida panther ended up dead after it got into a fight with another panther. The story wouldn't be remarkable, if it weren't for the fact that scientists say about 160 Florida panthers are thought to remain the wild.
Making Tracks: Florida Panther Week Kicks Off
Offbeat  (tags: florida panthers, week, awareness, protection, conservation )

- 1718 days ago -
Daylight isn't the only thing we're saving this week! Yesterday kicked off the beginning of Save the Florida Panther Week, a seven day span dedicated to learning more about the threats facing big cats in the Sunshine State, and what YOU can do to help
Bikes, Panthers and Poker: Motorcycle Group Deals Winning Hand for Florida Panthers
Offbeat  (tags: bikers group, harley davison bike riders, florida panthers, conservation, protection )

- 1827 days ago -
Even when you're Bad to the Bone, it's nice to have friends. In a seemingly unlikely pairing, the Bad to the Bone Brotherhood of Bikers teamed up with the Friends of the Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge on Saturday.
Government Sued for Choosing Parking Lots Over Panthers
Offbeat  (tags: lawsuit government, non protection, parking lots, florida panthers, unprotected, endangered )

- 2094 days ago -
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is being sued by a consortium of conservation organizations over its treatment of the endangered Florida Panther. From the looks of it, those groups have got a pretty good case. The FWS seems to have massively failed
But What Does the Panther Think?
Offbeat  (tags: florida panthers, petitioned, lawsuit, survival, habitat, think )

- 2107 days ago -
Last November, faced with an alarming rise in deaths among Florida's 100 or so remaining panthers, mostly from auto accidents, the Sierra Club petitioned the Department of the Interior to establish 3 million acres of critical habitat for the panther.
A Love Affair With Panthers, for the Moment
Offbeat  (tags: florida panthers, extinction, studies, science, endangered )

- 2151 days ago -
As David Onorato of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission carefully opened the giant refrigerator where the bodies were kept, I couldn't help myself. My heart raced. My muscles tensed. Every cheesy freezer horror scene from the movies and
Thumb Down: Federal Watchdogs Abandon Florida Panthers
Offbeat  (tags: fedral wildlife officals, florida panthers, protection conservation habitat destroye )

- 2156 days ago -
Florida's Department of Environmental Protection often is derided by environmentalists as the state office of Don't Expect Protection. But it seems that federal regulators have their problems, too.

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