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Push To Save Endangered Florida Panther Prompts New Payment Program To Increase Habitat


Animals  (tags: animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, endangered, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, animaladvocates )

Cal
- 69 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The endangered Florida panther, running out of room to prowl as its numbers rebound, may find its best chance at survival is a program to pay distrustful ranchers to protect what remains of its habitat.



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B Lewenza (76)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 9:25 pm
Noted and shared FB This could work if the farmers can be trusted not to shoot and kill them instead, but they some how need to barricade the highway some how. The one remark that concerns me is the 3 S's shoot, shovel and shut up, now this can not be trusted for the protection of the puma. Florida panther numbers have more than tripled in recent decades to between 100 and 180, according to government estimates. But state officials say more than twice as many would be needed, in multiple populations, before the species could be downgraded on the endangered list.
 

Ana MESNER (196)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 11:25 pm
Noted-thank you Cal for sharing.
 

Alfred Donovan (46)
Monday July 7, 2014, 1:10 am
Now that this has come to light I expect the hunters will be cleaning their rifles in anticipation.Sod them.
 

Ismail A away for some time (199)
Monday July 7, 2014, 1:19 am
Noted, Thank you my friend Cal
 

AniMae Chi (406)
Monday July 7, 2014, 2:48 am
T.y. Cal
 

Angela K. (166)
Monday July 7, 2014, 3:29 am
Noted & shared, TY Cal
 

Fi T. (16)
Monday July 7, 2014, 5:05 am
Allow them their home
 

Natasha Salgado (520)
Monday July 7, 2014, 6:21 am
Ranchers are such a menace. It's so pathetic that they have to be paid off. Thx Cal
 

Carla van der Meer (519)
Monday July 7, 2014, 7:34 am
Noted.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (452)
Monday July 7, 2014, 9:33 am
Thanks Cal.
 

Tina F. (97)
Monday July 7, 2014, 9:43 am
Noted! Thanks Cal!
 

gabriele jefferson (147)
Monday July 7, 2014, 12:38 pm
noted,shared on fb,twitter,g#,thx,
 

Terry H. (4)
Monday July 7, 2014, 2:12 pm
Duly noted
 

Ruth S. (307)
Monday July 7, 2014, 2:23 pm
Without our help they will all die out!
 

Mitchell D. (131)
Monday July 7, 2014, 2:37 pm
It would be a serious shame to let this species go the way of the Dodo Bird!
 

Christine Stewart (131)
Monday July 7, 2014, 4:57 pm
Ranchers need to keep their livestock from roaming into panther country in the first place! I hope the money will help save the panthers.
 

Sandra Ferri (245)
Monday July 7, 2014, 11:41 pm
Noted Thanks for sharing xoxo
 

Bojan Kunstelj (22)
Tuesday July 8, 2014, 11:08 am
commenting,s
 
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