Once a kitten is discovered, it takes panther biologists like Mark Lotz and a veterinarian about 20 minutes to process a kitten while mom is away hunting. The workup includes determining the kitten’s sex, weight and measurements; de-worming; administering feline vaccinations; inserting a microchip transponder; performing a biopsy and taking hair and other samples.

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