Florida State Animal, Florida Panther (Puma concolor coryi), from NETSTATE.COM
This page offers information about the Florida state animal, the Florida Panther (Puma concolor coryi), and its adoption as the official state animal.
Luckily, he's very healthy and super cute, no matter what his name is.
Part of an endangered breed, biologists discovered the abandoned kitten weeks ago nonresponsive and with a dangerously low body temperature. Now the kitten is totally healthy at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo.
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ENDANGERED - The Beautiful Florida Panther is Florida's state animal. It is estimated that only 80 Florida Panthers remain in the wild. The Florida Panther was placed on the endangered species list in 1967. About 30 to 35 juvenile and adult Florida Panthers wear radio collars as part of the Florida Panther Recovery Program.
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Florida panther kitten rescued by researchers in Collier County
A Florida panther kitten was rescued by biologists last month after being found with what wildlife officials said was a “dangerously low body temperature.”