1 edition of Florida panther Puma concolor coryi found in the catalog.
Florida panther Puma concolor coryi
|Statement||Laurie Wilkins ... [et al.].|
|Series||Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History -- v. 40, no. 3|
|Contributions||Wilkins, Laurie., Florida Museum of Natural History.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||p. -269 :|
|Number of Pages||269|
Florida State Animal: Florida Panther. The Florida panther is an endangered subspecies of cougar (Puma concolor) that lives in forests and swamps of southern Florida in the United current taxonomic status (Puma concolor coryi or Puma concolor couguar) is unresolved, but recent genetic research alone does not alter the legal conservation status. Facts about Florida Panther – Puma concolor coryi Leave a Comment / Life and Nature / By Andrew C Mistakenly perceived as a threat to humans, livestock and game animals, the panther was persecuted and hunted to near extinction by the mid’s.
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Florida Panther (Felis concolor coryi) Recovery Plan. Prepared by the Florida Panther Interagency Committee for the U.S.
Fish and Wildlife Service, Atlanta, Georgia. 75 pp. IUCN - The World Conservation Union, "Species Survival Commission: IUCN Cat Specialist Group: Species Accounts: Puma concolor" (On-line). FLORIDA PANTHER Puma concolor coryi Similar Species: Bobcat (Lynx rufus) has a short tail and is approximately half the size of a Florida panther.
Western cougars (panthers, pumas; different subspecies) occasionally escape captivity or have been released and can be mistaken for Florida panthers; defining characteristics listed. The Florida panther (Puma concolor coryi) 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 led to panther persecution took root.
The Florida panther is a subspecies of the mountain lion. It has short, light brown fur and a white muzzle, chest and stomach. It has a long tail with a slight crook in it. The crooked tail and a whorl of hair on its back are characteristics that make it different from the mountain lion. Males are between seven and eight feet long and weigh between and pounds.
RE: 5-Year Status Review of the Florida panther (Puma concolor coryi) [FWS-R4-ESN; FXESCFF09E] Dear Mr. Shindle, As the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) conducts its five-year review of the Florida panther, 1 the undersigned organizations write to provide the best available science relevant to the.
Florida Panther Puma concolor coryi The Florida panther is a subspecies of a large cat that ranges from Alberta to Argentina across large swaths of North, Central, and South America.
In other parts of the US, this species is also known as a cougar, mountain lion, or puma. The panther(species Puma concolor coryi) lives in Florida. At present, there are fewer than of these panthers living in the wild, and the species is considered endangered.
A controversial breeding program has been set up that s moving females of a subspecies of panther, Felis concolor, from Texas to breed with Florida panther males. 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. Description: The Florida panther (Puma concolor coryi) is an endangered subspecies of puma (Puma concolor). There have been numerous conservation efforts done to protect the dwindling breeding population of P.
coryi, which presently inhabits only 5% of its historic range in peninsular Florida, but few have been successful. Figure 1. County distribution of the Florida panther sincebased on radiotelemetry data.
Florida Panther Puma concolor coryi Recovery Plan Status: Contribution (May ) Geographic Coverage: South FloridaFile Size: KB. Roelke, Melody E.; Glass, Carolynn M. Strategies for the management of the endangered Florida panther (Felis concolor coryi) in an ever shrinking habitat.
In: Proceedings, American Association of Zoo Veterinarians/American Association of Wildlife Veterinarians: 38. Puma concolor coryi - (Bangs, ), Florida Panther: A network connecting science with conservation - NatureServe Explorer: An Online Encyclopedia of Life.
Puma concolor coryi (Bangs, ): Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) Here you will find authoritative taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North. 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. A Florida panther (Puma concolor coryi), a subspecies of cougar, photographed at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo in Florida Photograph by Joel Sartore, National Geographic Photo Ark Animals Photo Ark.
The Florida panther can sometimes be distinguished from other P. concolor by white flecking on the crown, nape, and along the midline of the back to between the shoulders.
The flecking is likely induced by tick bites rather than a genetic characteristic, though coryi might be more sensitive to tick bites than other P. concolor. The Problem Florida Panther (Puma concolor coryi) Solitary and territorial, Florida panthers need a good amount of room to roam.
The spread of suburban development and high-speed roads consumes approximately 8 hectares (20 acres) of wild Florida every hour and has isolated the breeding population of panthers to the southern tip of the state.
Subspecies Puma concolor coryi Florida panther. Puma concolor coryi: information (1) ADW Pocket Guides on the iOS App Store. While ADW staff and contributors provide references to books and websites that we believe are reputable, we cannot necessarily endorse the.
Florida Panther is the state animal of Florida. Aa Their bodies are mainly covered in tawny-beige fur, except for the white belly and chest.
Bb Baby p. 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. The Florida panther, (puma concolor coryi), is the state animal of Florida and is considered to be one of the most endangered mammals on has long been considered a subspecies of puma, that lives in the forests and swamps of southern Florida in the United s:.
The subspecies name coryi comes from naturalist and hunter Charles Barney Cory, who first described the Florida panther as a subspecies of cougar in in his book Hunting and Fishing in Florida. He named it Felis concolor floridana, but floridana had already been used for a subspecies of bobcat so scientists changed the name to Felis.pumas (Puma concolor stanleyana) from Texas in into available panther habitat in South Florida.
The Texas subspecies was selected for this project because they represented the closest puma population to Florida, and historically, the Florida panther subspecies bordered the Texas population and interbreeding occurred naturally between Size: 63KB.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.