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Panther killed on SR 80 east of LaBelle

Panther killed on SR 80 east of LaBelle

By FOX 4 Staff. CREATED Mar 18, 2013

LABELLE, Fla. - The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reports a vehicle struck and killed a panther just east of Labelle on State Road 80.

The remains of the approximately two to three-year-old male panther were found Saturday.

The FWC says the carcass will be transported to the FWC Wildlife Research Lab in Gainesville for a necropsy.

This is the 7th panther death and 5th road mortality for 2013.