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 »
Posts Categorized: Florida Panther
A female panther and two kittens spotted north of the Caloosahatchee River signal a major turning point for the recovering Florida panther.
With an incredible 20 million people already living there, Florida is one of the fastest-developing states in the country. Working on the HCP is a great opportunity to make sure new development doesn’t lead to the loss of important habitat, and to set an example for other landowners throughout the southeast.
If you’re a wildlife lover—and we know you are—one of the best things about spring is that newly born wild animals have begun making their first forays into the world.
Recently named one of the most endangered rivers in the U.S., the Apalachicola is vital to many threatened species of wildlife, from salamanders and turtles to panthers and more.