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Cat Tale: The Wild, Weird Battle to Save the Florida Panther

February 24, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Cat Tale: The Wild, Weird Battle to Save the Florida Panther

Join award-winning author Craig Pittman for the wild yet hopeful story of how the panther survived. Not long ago, a lot of people thought the Florida panther was extinct. They were very nearly right. That the panther still exists at all is a miracle-the result of a desperate experiment that led to the most remarkable comeback in the history of the Endangered Species Act. The story of what happened features a variety of odd characters, a twisty plot, and a rare hopeful ending for Florida’s state animal.

This program is a partnership between the Florida Humanities and the Marco Island Historical Society. Funding for this program was provided by Florida Humanities and sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

February 24, 2022 @ 6:00 pm -
February 24, 2022 @ 7:00 pm


Presenter Information:
Craig Pittman, Author
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Event Contact:

Patricia Rutledge
(239) 389-6447

Event Venue:

Rose History Auditorium- Marco Island Historical Society
180 S Heathwood Drive
Marco Island, FL 34145
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