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Panther photographed on Florida resident's porch

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LEE COUNTY, Fla. - What would you do if you saw this big cat on your front porch?

This panther was caught on camera relaxing on the porch outside a home in East Fort Myers, just south of the Orange River earlier in March.

The family who snapped this picture says the cat stayed for about 20 minutes and stretched out for a bit.  It later looked at the family inside the window then slowly walked away.

The family says they have not seen the panther since. 

They've lived there since the 1980s and have only seen a panther about two years ago, but they say nothing compares to this once in a lifetime experience.

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