by President of the Loxahatchee Battlefield Preservationists
(9060 Indiantown Rd. Jupiter, FL, 33478)
Loxahatchee River Battlefield Park - High ground
On April 7, 2012 at 13:00 hours two guests visiting Loxahatchee River Battlefield Park / Riverbend Park in Jupiter, Florida reported seeing a very strange wild cat.
The couple who are Florida natives saw it in the middle of a bike trail about 12 noon.
The cat was about twice the size of a very large house cat, short legs, long tail and brown in color.
I contacted some folks in the Glades and they thought it may be a Jaguarundi.
By the looks of the pictures, the cat that the couple spotted fits the Jaguarundi closely.
Please be advised that bobcats and Florida panthers are sighted on a regular basis on and around the battlefield and park equipment storage area.
What do you think, is it possible?
Might we have a Jaguarundi?
President Loxahatchee Battlefield Preservationists
Hi... thanks for sharing this information. For visitors who are unsure, Loxahatchee River Battlefield Park is the location of the Second Seminole War Battles, 1838. It is now a beautiful park area with swampy areas.
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There is a page on the site about the unknown Florida wildcat, which you might have read. I'll make a comment in due course.