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This cat was swimming at our marina

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This cat was swimming at our marina

https:/…1905370576156740

Wow!

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1. Re: This cat was swimming at our marina

Double Wow ...

Is this a bob cat or FL panther?

You aren't at the end of the world on Marco ... but you sure can see it from there!

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2. Re: This cat was swimming at our marina

Cant tell as wet, but shape of head looks like bob cat, but coloring is def panther. So size is key which you c ant tell from pic.

Id say panther as every bobcat i have seen was more grey and striped. That one is golden like a panther.

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3. Re: This cat was swimming at our marina

It has the spots of a bobcat and they called it a bob cat so....y'alls guess is as good as mine.

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4. Re: This cat was swimming at our marina

All Florida panthers are black therefore this is a bobcat.

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5. Re: This cat was swimming at our marina

The original link says that it's a bob cat, and it certainly looks like one. Florida panthers aren't black, but they're much bigger than this swimming cat.

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Ya, I'm pretty sure they (or AT LEAST some of them) are a tawny, blondish color. Picture looks more like a bobcat, though.

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7. Re: This cat was swimming at our marina

Beautiful animal!

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8. Re: This cat was swimming at our marina

So I have a large cat (panther or bob) swimming by me and an alligator in the Goodland Bay swimming. Guess who's not putting their paddleboard in the water?!

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9. Re: This cat was swimming at our marina

Time to launch the kayak instead😂😂

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10. Re: This cat was swimming at our marina

What an exciting encounter - certainly looks like a Bobcat to me.

OK2SWFL2CHI - I'd be astounded if either a Bobcat or alligator would trouble you on a paddleboard.

PFootlocke - Florida Panthers (if such a beast exists - there is some conjecture as to whether or not the populations found in Florida are sufficiently genetically district from the Cougar to be considered a separate species) not black, but tawny brown with a creamy white underbelly. Indeed, there is no compelling evidence that a single wild “black panther” has ever existed in United States.

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