PICTURES: Florida photographer featured in National Geographic magazine piece about wild panthers

Carlton Ward Jr.’s work is featured in the April issue of National Geographic in a piece called Return of the Panther: How America’s Most Endangered Cat Could Help Save Florida.

Orlando, Fla. — A Florida wildlife photographer and conservationist is giving National Geographic readers a rare look at the elusive Florida panther.

Carlton Ward Jr. spent five years laboring through rugged terrain and even a hurricane, tracking and capturing photos of Florida’s state animal.

Ward used advanced camera traps along the Florida Wildlife Corridor, which is a thin network of protected land and cattle ranches through the center of the state.

SEE SOME OF WARD’S PHOTOGRAPHY BELOW:

A Florida conservation photographer is featured in National Geographic magazine piece about wild panthers. Carlton Ward...

Posted by WDBO on Wednesday, March 31, 2021

His work is featured in the April issue of National Geographic in a piece called Return of the Panther: How America’s Most Endangered Cat Could Help Save Florida.

The issue is also out on magazine stands.

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See more from Carlton Ward Jr. on Instagram:

To learn more about about Ward’s project Path of the Panther, click here.



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