Florida Fish and Wildlife ecological experts found a deserted baby panther of almost one week old, while carrying out research in the Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge in Collier County. The cub was cold and they couldn’t found his mother anywhere.
They eventually took the baby panther to the Animal Specialty Hospital of Florida in Naples. And soon enough he was surrounded by vets, they took care of him, feeding and raising his body temperature back to normal.
Amazingly, almost two weeks after being found, the little one is well and ready to go to his temporary dwelling at theLowry Zoo in Tampa. The kitten is going to be permanently transferred to the Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park as soon as he completes its recovery, where he will be able to socialize with other Panthers.
Hopefully, he will make a speedy recovery and get well with others of his own kind, so he can learn how is to be a Panther. He will need still a lot of care and attention, and all the foundations involved in this successful rescue could do with a little aid, just check their web pages to find out how you can help.