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Florida Panther
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Information
Range North America and South America
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Carnivora
Family Felidae
Genus Puma
Species Puma Concolor
Conservation Status
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Endangered

The Florida Panther (Puma concolor coryi) is a subspecies of cougar endemic to the cypress swamps of Florida. The word "panther" comes from Middle English panter which is from Old French pantere which is from Latin panthera which is from Ancient Greek πάνθηρ pánthēr which is of foreign origin a.k.a. substrate origin. Florida panthers are mid-sized for the species, being smaller than cougars from Northern and Southern regions, but larger than those from the neotropics. It is one of the most endangered wildcats in the world, with only 230 left in the wild.

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