Monday, September 2, 2013

Citizen spotters help save Florida panther

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - A year after launching an online site for Florida panther sightings, state wildlife officials are finding the data useful, even if the occasional report turns out to be a fox -- or even a monkey.Yes, a monkey.
Wildlife biologists are using reports from the public to help track the population of endangered Florida panthers, a citizen-science effort similar to those used to track populations of birds, fish and other animals.

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