“Witty and passionate.” —Lauren Groff

“Craig Pittman has a outstanding ability for telling tales set within the Sunshine State that by no means fail to fascinate and entertain.”—Gilbert King

“The definitive guide on certainly one of The usa’s least understood apex predators. The tale of the way Florida’s panthers have been stored from extinction is one who each merits and must be advised.” —Dane Huckelbridge

It wasn’t see you later in the past while numerous folks concept the Florida panther was once extinct. They have been very just about proper. That the panther nonetheless exists in any respect is a miracle—the results of a determined test that ended in essentially the most outstanding comeback within the historical past of the Endangered Species Act. And no person has advised the entire tale—till now.

With novelistic element and one eye on the absurd, Craig Pittman recounts the bizarre tale of the individuals who introduced the panther again from the threshold of extinction, those who just about driven the species over the threshold, and the cats that have been stuck within the center. This being Florida, there’s greater than somewhat weirdness, too.

An engrossing narrative of wry humor, sharp writing and exhaustive reportage, Cat Tale displays what it takes to deliver one species again and what surprising prices this kind of resolution brings.