Wildlife biologist Deborah Jansen, second from left, places a new radio collar on a panther captured near Ochopee on Feb. 9 as veterinarian Emmett Blankenship, right, and other researchers from Big Cypress National Preserve examine the big cat. 9. Rocky McBride, center, tracked the cat with his hounds and darted it for the researchers. The panther was captured after he took chickens and a turkey from a nearby campground earlier that morning.

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Wildlife biologist Deborah Jansen, second from left, places a new radio collar on a panther captured near Ochopee on Feb. 9 as veterinarian Emmett Blankenship, right, and other researchers from Big Cypress National Preserve examine the big cat. 9. Rocky McBride, center, tracked the cat with his hounds and darted it for the researchers. The panther was captured after he took chickens and a turkey from a nearby campground earlier that morning.

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