Endangered Florida Panther - National Parks

Our mission is to preserve Florida’s unique ecosystem by protecting the endangered species of the Florida Panther, while promoting economic development of Southwest Florida.

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The Florida Panther was placed on the endangered species list in 1967.

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The Florida Panther is a large, long-tailed, pale brown cat that grows to six feet or longer. Its habitat is usually the same as that of the white-tailed deer, which is the mainstay of its diet.

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The Panther has been protected from legal hunting in Florida since 1958. It has been on the federal endangered species list since 1967 and on the state's endangered list since 1973. The future of this large animal depends entirely on the management decisions that are made today on its behalf. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is responsible for management and preservation of this endangered State Animal, but only with your support will the Florida Panther remain a part of our unique wildlife community.

Read about the Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge at the top right of this page.
Thispageprovides information about rare sightings of native "Florida" Panthersin middle Georgia.

Florida panthers are spotted at birth and typically have blue eyes

Because of Florida’s appeal, the population and subsequent development in Florida has been growing exponentially over the last two decades. Unfortunately, human population often grows at the expense of wildlife populations. Florida has the 2nd highest number of endangered species in the USA and as the population grows and metropolitan areas sprawl out; the amount of panther habitat continues to dwindle.

Download the PDF file to the right for detailed information about the Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge.

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The most endangered of all Florida's symbols is its state animal, the panther (Felis concolor coryi) which was chosen in 1982 by a vote of students throughout the state.

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While growth may be inevitable, loss of endangered species unique to Florida doesn’t have to be. Florida Panther Conservation was created to give that inevitable land development of Florida an outlet to protect the endangered Florida Panther.