DMN: Why is Fort Worth called Panther City? Curious Texas investigates a regional rivalry

Have you ever wondered where the name Panther Island comes from? The City of Fort Worth and the panther have always had a rich history. From statues downtown to the Fort Worth Police Department the panther has been a mascot for Fort Worth since the late 1800’s. Read more about where Panther City got its name from this article in the Dallas Morning News.

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