Woman has surprise encounter with panther on nature walk

**WARNING: This video contains adult language**

(WARNING: This video contains adult language)

NAPLES, FL (WCMH)– A woman in Florida experienced a bit of a shock while taken a nature walk and running into a panther along the trail.

The video posted by Tina Dorschel to Facebook has the caption, “On on early morning nature walk we saw a gator, a snake, frogs, pretty birds, and had this unexpected encounter.”

The video shows her walking along a path at the Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary before she stops and begins repeating “Oh my God!”

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Shortly after a Florida panther can be seen walking towards her, then takes off running as it passes her.

According to the Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Audubon Society, Florida Panthers are shy animals and the encounter was a rare experience.

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