Was it too late to save the Florida panther? For hundreds of years these large cats roamed the entire southeastern United States. Yet by the 1950s, years of hunting and habitat loss had pushed these beautiful creatures to the brink of extinction. Would people find a way to help the panther survive? In Florida Panthers: Struggle for Survival, children relive the inspiring and heroic efforts of people who stepped in to save this remarkable creature when all seemed lost. Through this true tale of wildlife survival, children discover the bold and creative ideas that Americans and their government have used to protect and care for the country’s endangered wildlife. Full-color photographs and a habitat map enrich this heartfelt story of conservationism and courage.