Moore Haven, FL (AP)
An endangered Florida panther has died after being hit by a car on Monday.
According to Florida Fish and Wildlife Committeethis is the 10th death of a panther as a result of a fatal collision out of 10 total deaths this year.
The remains of a 4-year-old female panther were found Monday along State Road 29 in western Glades County, the FWC reported. It was about two miles north of State Road 78.
Florida panthers once roamed the southeast, but now their habitat is mostly limited to small areas of Florida along the Gulf of Mexico. Up to 230 Florida panthers remain in the wild.
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