Saving the Florida panther

  • 24 Pages
  • 3.76 MB
  • English
Celebration Press , Parsippany, NJ
Florida panther -- Juvenile literature., Florida panther., Puma., Endangered spe
Statementby Steven Otfinoski.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesBook treks
LC ClassificationsQL737.C23 O23 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3707037M
ISBN 100673617394
LC Control Number2003278057

Saving the Florida panther: Craig Pittman's new book chronicles the struggle to preserve this charismatic cat 'Cat Tale' is a riveting new read by environmental writer Craig Pittman that reveals.

“The definitive book on one of America’s least understood apex predators. The story of how Florida’s panthers were saved from extinction is one that both deserves and needs to be told.” —Dane Huckelbridge It wasn’t so long ago when a lot of people thought the Florida panther was extinct.

They were very nearly right/5(29). Backstory on saving the Florida panther takes many twists, turns. Things to do. By If it’s been a “Wild, Weird Battle,” as the book’s subtitle proclaims, it’s been a slow one fought. The story of the weird and inept effort to save the Florida Panther and Craig Pittman are a perfect match.

Cat Tales” is one of his best. He presents the many efforts that so-called experts have in saving Panthers, (people who have never seen a live panther in their lives)/5(27). In this all-too-real tale, Pittman does an excellent job of showing the history of the Florida Panther, how the sub-species came to the brink of extinction, and how government officials bungled the attempt at saving them before begrudgingly doing what it took to save the sub-species/5.

Florida Airboat Rides. At Wild Florida Florida airboat rides, you get the chance to take a photo with a gator in a hands on demonstration, and a percentage of proceeds from our alligator photos is donated to the Friends of the Florida Panther Refuge (FFPR) to help save the Florida panther from a panthers are Florida’s state animal and is one of the most endangered mammals on.

The Florida Panther Society Inc is an organization that helps out the endangerement of the Florida Saving the Florida panther book. The FPS has conserved overacres of panther habitat.

Another organization would be The Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge. It was established in under the Endangered Species Act. The refuge consists o acres. A New Chapter in Saving Florida Panthers Saving Florida Panthers has long been a shared goal between the Center and the Florida Panther Society.

With the Society winding down, we're honored that they've chosen us to carry on this important work to protect and conserve one of the most awe-inspiring wild cats on the continent. Learn more. The story of how Saving the Florida panther book panthers, a puma subspecies, were rescued from the brink of extinction is expertly told in the new book Cat Tale: The Wild, Weird Battle To Save the Florida Panther, by journalist and New York Times best-selling author Craig Pittman.

Pittman’s been tracking the story for 20 years at the Tampa Bay Times.

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Florida journalist, Craig Pittman, recently wrote an entire book on the sad history of panther habitat development in Cat Tale: The Wild, Weird Battle to Save the Florida Panther. The Florida panther is a subspecies of Puma concolor (also known as mountain lion, cougar, or puma) and represents the only known breeding population of puma in the eastern United States.

Inthe Department of the Interior listed the Florida panther as an endangered subspecies. Since then, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has worked.

The Florida panther’s unlikely comeback is neatly summarized on the website of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. From around 20 surviving animals in the early s (with the population possibly reaching as few as six), there are now more than and agency credits this recovery to studious collaboration between federal and state officials, including the introduction of life.

Tom Trotta, a Florida Master Naturalist and President of the Friends of the Florida Panther Refuge, explains why we need to save the Florida panther.

Trotta shares 3 important reasons: The Florida panther is a symbol of the wilderness- from the Calusa people (e.g. the Marco Cat) to Florida’s school children (who voted the Florida panther as. Genetic Restoration has restored historic gene flow, saving the Florida Panther from certain demise due to inbreeding.

The estimated FL panther population in was 30 to 50, it is now estimated at A great success story.

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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. The Florida panther’s journey back from the brink of extinction started a few days earlier than expected. TX was a female mountain lion flown from West Texas in March of to mate with male panthers and give a boost to the dwindling panther population.

For a full account of this swampy, fraught history, readers can instead turn to award-winning journalist Craig Pittman's new book, "Cat Tale: The Wild, Weird Battle to.

Saving Florida reveals how women's clubs prompted legislation to establish Florida's first state park, which became the core of Everglades National Park, in before women even had the right to vote.

It tells the story of Doris Leeper, who convinced her community and federal government to protect a mile stretch of sandy beach that is now. The Florida panther is a subspecies of the North American cougar (Felis concolor) that has adapted to the subtropical environment of Florida, and is one of the most endangered mammals in the world.

Characteristics believed to be typical of the subspecies include a crook at the end of the tail, a dorsal hair whorl (cowlick), and white flecking. The Florida panther is the only puma (also known as cougar and mountain lion) population east of the Mississippi.

Florida panthers once prowled and flourished in woodlands and swamps throughout the Southeast. When European settlers arrived in the s, the clear-cutting, building and other human activities that destroy, degrade and fragment habitat began, and the fear and misconceptions that.

The Florida panther is a North American cougar P. couguar population.

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In South Florida, it lives in pinelands, tropical hardwood hammocks, and mixed freshwater swamp forests. Males can weigh up to 73 kg ( lb) and live within a range that includes the Big Cypress National Preserve, Everglades National Park, the Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge, Picayune Strand State Forest, rural Class: Mammalia.

Two Groups United in Saving the Florida Panther. The Florida Panther Society was established with the goal of reintroducing the magnificent panther back into its historic Florida range. Facing threats from habitat loss, fragmentation and degradation due to overdevelopment and an increasing human population, right now panthers are locked into a.

Florida’s wildlife, including the critically endangered Florida panther, was one of the toughest holdouts during Hurricane Irma. After all, the panther. SAving FLoriDA pAnThErS 3 the florida panther, a cougar subspecies, once ranged throughout the southeast.

then came people, persecution and the intensive development that has reduced panthers to a single breeding population in south florida. Panther ranGe: Past anD Present s: Collaborating to Protect Panthers and Their Habitat. Buy a cheap copy of Saving the Florida Panther book by Steven Otfinoski.

Free shipping over $Author: Steven Otfinoski. Florida panther has been described as having a broad, flat, frontal region, and broad, high-arched or upward-expanded nasals (Young and Goldman ). The coat of an adult Florida panther is unspotted and typically rusty reddish-brown on the back, tawny on the sides, and pale gray underneath.

The longFile Size: KB. This book is about how the Florida Panthers were created and how they entered the league in Both the Panthers and the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim were awarded a franchise in The Panthers and Ducks both decided to enter the league for the s: 1. Animals in the book include: • Florida panther • American crocodile • Red-cockaded woodpecker • West Indian manatee • Wood stork • Gopher tortoise It’s so much more than a picture book this book is specifically designed to be both a fun-to-read story and a launch.

Saving The Face Of Florida, Arcadia, Florida. likes. Saving this precious"SUNSHINE STATE" from total is something we as Florida Citizens need to understand about the Phosphate 5/5(6).

All About The Florida Panther. Perhaps one of the most majestic and beloved animals that reside in the Everglades is the elusive Florida Panther, the official state animal of Florida. With sadly less than of these beautiful creatures left in the wild, the Florida Panther is. Florida panther, member of a population of large New World cats of the species Puma concolor, family Felidae, confined to a small, isolated, and inbred group in southern Florida and protected by the U.S.

Endangered Species Act (). Florida panthers are the only .The Florida panther (or puma) is strictly protected by law. When the last 25 were showing signs of inbreeding, eight Texas female cougars were brought in to add to the gene pool.

The plan seems to. In the opening scene of this month’s Sundial Book Club pick, “Cat Tale: The Wild, Weird Battle to Save the Florida Panther” by Craig Pittman, hunters in the Everglades chase down a panther.