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FWC and Naples Zoo Rescue and Release Florida Panther

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and Naples Zoo successfully released a rescued Florida panther back to the wild on Tuesday, December 22, 2020.  Click here to watch the release video!                          Naples Zoo began a collaborative effort with the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and the FWC to assist with Florida panther rescue efforts five years ago. Since the start of the... Read More
at Wednesday, December 23, 2020
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Injured Florida Panther Rescued by FWC and Naples Zoo

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and Naples Zoo have partnered again on a rescue effort for an injured Florida panther. On December 9, 2020, around 4:00 pm, the FWC received a call about a Florida panther that had been hit by a vehicle and was still alive. The accident occurred on Oil Well Road, just west of the junction with State Road 29. FWC panther biologists responded to the call and safely transported the panther back to Naples Zoo’s Glass Animal Hospital for... Read More
at Friday, December 11, 2020
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