Florida Panther

• Florida panthers are fast and lean. They can weigh up to 150 pounds and are about three feet long.
• Panthers only eat meat. They may eat only once a week. They sleep as much as 18 hours a day.
• They usually hunt alone at sunrise and sunset.
• They will cover what they don't eat with twigs and leaves to hide food from other animals.
• Since 1972, cars have hit and killed 44 Florida panthers.

Where do they live?
Southwest Florida

Why are they endangered?

• Loss of habitat
• Lack of food
• Disease
• Accidents with cars

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