Threats to Florida Panthers
Another impediment to panther recovery is the lack of human tolerance for living with a large predator. Peoples’ fear that panthers are dangerous to people and livestock complicates efforts to restore panther populations.
Height: 23-27 inches at the shoulder for males; females are smaller.
Length: 7 feet from nose to tip of tail for males; 6 feet for females.
Weight: males average 130 lbs; females 70-75 lbs.
Lifespan: 10-15 years.