LABELLE, Fla. (AP) - The remains of an endangered Florida panther have been found in southwest Florida.
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officials say the 2- or 3-year-old male panther was found Saturday morning alongside a road east of LaBelle.
It's the seventh panther death of the year. Officials say it's the fifth panther death caused by a vehicle this year.
Roughly 100 to 160 panthers remain in Florida, where the big cats' habitat has been lost to development.
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3/17/2013 12:50:33 PM (GMT -5:00)