Florida panther

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Florida panther

  1. 1. FLORIDA PANTHER IN DANGER
  2. 2. <ul><li>The Florida Panther is a subspecies of the cougar, a large cat that once roamed from the Yukon to the tip of South America but now is extinct throughout much of its former range. The Florida panther lives in forests, mountains, scrub lands, open woods, and plains. The colour of Florida panther is grey, brown, and white. </li></ul><ul><li>Florida Panther is the only large cat living in the wild east of the Mississippi. </li></ul>DESCRIPTION
  3. 4. GENERAL INFORMATION <ul><li>* What is the scientific name? Felis concolor coryi </li></ul><ul><li>* Where is this animal's habitat? In southern Florida, where approximately half of panther habitat is privately owned. </li></ul><ul><li>* What is the animal's status? Endangered throughout its range </li></ul>
  4. 6. NOWADAYS <ul><li>With an estimated 30 to 50 individuals left, the panther is one of the most endangered animals in the world </li></ul><ul><li>the panther is another means of preservation, but it's difficult. Their numbers are small, and they are elusive </li></ul><ul><li>The Florida panther are protected for “Florida </li></ul><ul><li>Panther National Wildlife Refuge “ since 1989 </li></ul>
  5. 7. <ul><li>Many factors have threatened the panther: </li></ul><ul><li>man-made contaminants, </li></ul><ul><li>vehicle collisions, (Since 1972, 44 Florida panthers have been killed by collisions with vehicles ) </li></ul><ul><li>scarcity of prey </li></ul><ul><li>immune problems . </li></ul>What caused the panther to become nearly extinct?
  6. 8. SOLUTIONS <ul><li>Saving Florida panthers from extinction will require efforts on a number of fronts: </li></ul><ul><li>habitat preservation </li></ul><ul><li>genetic restoration </li></ul><ul><li>reintroduction of captive-bred panthers to the wild. </li></ul>
  7. 9. THE END
  8. 10. Bea Aguilera Xènia Ruiz

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