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Florida panther deaths reach record high in 2012

Florida panther. Photo courtesy Mark Lotz, Florida Fish and Wildlife via the Creative Commons.

Conservation advocates call for new introductions in northern Florida and Georgia

By Summit Voice

SUMMIT COUNTY — Wildlife conservation advocates say the record number of Florida panther deaths due to collisions with vehicles highlights the need to protect more habitat in Southern Florida.

Two more panthers were killed this past week, bringing the total for the year up to 26, or one every other week, on average. Continue reading “Florida panther deaths reach record high in 2012”