With an estimated 120 to 230 adults remaining in the wild in south Florida, Florida panthers are one of the most endangered mammals in the country. Defenders of Wildlife’s efforts to help the Florida panther survive started four decades ago when we lobbied for the species’ inclusion under the federal Endangered Species Act. We have… Read more »
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Sea turtle nesting season is in full swing and Florida is a hot spot of nesting activity for many species. Learn about what you can do to help hatchling sea turtles survive.
Read about the progress the Florida panther has made and what’s to come for this endangered species.
Without action from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, this warm, welcome respite for manatees could be threatened by tourism.
This year, Florida’s unique black bears have nothing to fear when fall hunting season rolls around.