Florida panther dubbed 'Beach Boy'
for trip across intracoastal waterway to island
NAPLES, Fla. A bikini-clad woman walks a Florida panther on a leash down Naples beach, in a promotional photograph taken in the 1960s.
Four decades later, a panther appears to be trying to replicate that scene, sans woman and leash.
The young male cat has pawed and sloshed its way onto Keewaydin Island, a skinny, nine-mile-long barrier island between Naples and Marco Island.
It is the first time a panther has made its way to the
beach since state biologists began ...
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