Quiz Question: Which of these large predators still stalks the Florida Everglades?
The given options are as follows:
- Florida panther
- Giant sloth
- North American tiger
The correct answer is: Florida panther
Fact: This region-specific North American cougar faces many obstacles to survival in modern times. Land development has encroached on the cat’s habitat, and collisions with cars are common. In the 1970s, only 20 were estimated to remain in Florida. But conservation efforts raised that number to 230 in 2017—an improvement, but these cats are still on the endangered list.