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

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

- 1684 days ago -
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 (369)
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.

Past Member (0)
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 N (206)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 11:21 am
Every one is precious & few, God.speed!

Malgorzata Z (199)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 11:51 am

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

pam w (139)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 12:36 pm

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 (38)
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 (160)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 3:31 pm
What a beautiful big cat, thank you.

. (0)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 4:04 pm
Enjoy your life baby...

Lynda W (64)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 4:06 pm
Blessings and luck to you little one, ty Christeen.

Evelyn M (38)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 4:43 pm
Such a beautiful creature. Thanks for sharing thus story.

Connie O (44)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 5:42 pm
a gorgeous animal...I wish it all the best of luck

Sheryl G (360)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 8:44 pm
The Florida panther is struggling from the brink of extinction. Each one a blessing.

Robert Hardy (68)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 11:26 pm
Have they no respect? Sometimes freedom deserves privacy.

Karen Chestney (112)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 12:32 am
GREAT picture !!!! Thank-you.

Ruth C (87)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 6:17 am
May the Almighty protect her.

Bob hardly here P (394)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 7:18 am
Thanks Cher

Sandi C (98)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 10:21 am
run, be safe.

Sara P (55)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 10:23 am
Good luck wonderful creature!!

Helga Kordjukova (161)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 1:15 pm
I just hope that she will live a long life.

Winn A (179)
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 (371)
Friday October 18, 2013, 5:53 am
Thank you Cher

Chittaranjan Reddy (6)
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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