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Photo of the Day: Florida Panther Bolts From a Holding Box


Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, release )

Cher Away
- 269 days ago - treehugger.com
A Florida panther rescued as a kitten is released as an adult into the wild. Fitted with a tracking collar, she bolts from the holding box, ready to start her new life as a wild cat.



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Christeen Anderson (468)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 6:33 am
Great pics. I hope this beautiful cat has a long and happy life free to be. Thank you.
 

Barbara D. (109)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 11:06 am
BRAVO! Reminds me of the day I released a red fox I'd been rehabbing for weeks. Adios, Mama, and not one word of thanks. A perfect release!
 

Lisa Neste (695)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 11:21 am
Every one is precious & few, God.speed!
 

Malgorzata Zmuda (174)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 11:51 am
dzięki
 

Lynne Buckley (0)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 12:18 pm
Great photographs.
 

pam w. (191)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 12:36 pm
GO, BABY! MAZEL TOV! BEST OF LUCK!
 

Bette-Ann Libin (11)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 12:41 pm
Please may God look over this precious creature...let her not be shot by a hunter!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 

Stardust Noel (59)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 1:08 pm
LOVE it! Our Fl. panthers are endangered, I pray she will stay safe & live a long life.
 

Birgit W. (140)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 3:31 pm
What a beautiful big cat, thank you.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (457)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 4:04 pm
Enjoy your life baby...
 

Lynda W. (60)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 4:06 pm
Blessings and luck to you little one, ty Christeen.
 

Evelyn M. (43)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 4:43 pm
Such a beautiful creature. Thanks for sharing thus story.
 

Connie O. (37)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 5:42 pm
a gorgeous animal...I wish it all the best of luck
 

Dandelion G. (375)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 8:44 pm
The Florida panther is struggling from the brink of extinction. Each one a blessing.
 

Robert Hardy (67)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 11:26 pm
Have they no respect? Sometimes freedom deserves privacy.
 

Karen Chestney (100)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 12:32 am
GREAT picture !!!! Thank-you.
 

Ruth S. (313)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 6:17 am
May the Almighty protect her.
 

Bob P. (424)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 7:18 am
Thanks Cher
 

Sandi C. (236)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 10:21 am
run, be safe.
 

Sara P. (56)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 10:23 am
Good luck wonderful creature!!
 

Helga Kordjukova (155)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 1:15 pm
I just hope that she will live a long life.
 

Winn Adams (187)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 4:43 pm
I hope she has a wonderful life in the wild . . . . .
 

Alicia N. (87)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 7:46 pm
Good luck always precious ..!
 

Kerstin Strobl (326)
Friday October 18, 2013, 5:53 am
Thank you Cher
 

Chittaranjan Reddy (4)
Friday October 18, 2013, 6:00 pm
This is awsome. Thanks.

I only wish if more wildlife could be saved like this.
 
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