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Only in America: A little warning would have been nice

A Florida motorcyclist says it's the government's fault that he collided with a panther — and more in our collection of bizarre revelations about the nation

A motorcyclist injured when he collided with a panther is suing the state of Florida. Kenneth Nolan, 57, hit the wild cat on a highway in Big Cypress National Preserve, and says a roadside "animal detection system" failed to alert him. "The product is intended to protect not only humans but panthers," said Nolan's attorney. "In this case it did neither."