Nature and Wildlife

Azerbaijan Newts Spotted in NW Iran for First Time

A number of Azerbaijan newts or Lake Urmia newts, a beautiful and rare type of salamander, have been observed and registered for the first time in Iran.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Kacha Village

Kacha is a village in Sangar District in Gilan province, northern Iran. The village is located 20 km from the city of Rasht in the Saravan country and most of its people are farmers talking in Taleshi language.

Iran to Restore Asiatic Cheetah Design to World Cup Kit

The president of the Iranian Football Federation says players on the national team will be wearing shirts bearing the image of the Iranian cheetah despite earlier decision to do away with it.

New Type of Boxer Mantis Discovered in Iran

Mahmoud Kolnegari, an Iranian entomologist, has discovered a new kind of mantis in Iran’s Arak Province.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Scenic Village of Filband

Filband, a village near the northern Iranian city of Babol in Mazandaran Province, is famous for its skies which are full of interconnected cumulus clouds, especially in springtime.

Rooster Undergoes World’s First Cataract Surgery

A rooster in the northwestern Iranian city of Tabriz has undergone cataract surgery which is the first of its kind in the world.

UNESCO to Name Qeshm Island as Centre for Development of Global Geoparks

The United Nations’ Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (UNESCO) is to officially name Iran’s Qeshm Island as a reference for other countries on the development of geoparks.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Khuzestan’s Nature

Khuzestan province lies in southwestern Iran and is known for its beautiful nature. It enjoys pleasant climatic conditions during spring, and thus has been called Iran’s Spring Paradise.

Spring Snow Covers Tulip Garden in Iran’s Karaj

The recent heavy snow has covered the tulip flowers exhibited in a festival underway in the city of Karaj in Iran’s Alborz province.

Tulips Festival Underway in Iran’s Markazi Province

A festival of tulip flowers is being held in the Iranian city of Arak in Markazi province.

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