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Panther Face Off
Produced by: MrJaysGems


Florida panthers are notoriously elusive animals known to avoid human interaction. Jay Groesser, a hog hunter in Florida, recently had a rare encounter with a panther family group—dressed in full camo, Groesser was able to capture his experience on video. To enhance your safety and that of friends and family, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service asks that Florida panthers and other wild animals never be approached. To learn more about how to stay safe in panther territory, read the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's Florida panther safety tips [pdf].

Last updated: February 11, 2014