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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For every endangered species, the road to recovery is anything but straightforward. Few species better embody this long road to recovery than the world’s most endangered canine: the red wolf.
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.
A female panther and two kittens spotted north of the Caloosahatchee River signal a major turning point for the recovering Florida panther.
The summer travel season is well underway. Many vacationers are hitting the highways seeking summer adventure and a change of scenery. At the same time, wildlife is on the move, with animals searching for food, raising their young, and looking for new territory.