Nature and Wildlife

Valley of Stars

Valley of Stars on Qeshm Island (PHOTOS)

Residents in southern Iran believe that the Valley of Stars on Qeshm Island has been named after a falling star centuries ago.
Martian mountains

Martian mountains in southeastern Iran (PHOTOS)

A photo gallery of mountains in Chabahar which are called Martian by locals thanks to their strange looks.
Lake Orumiyeh

A short stop by Lake Orumiyeh (PHOTOS)

A short stop by Lake Orumiyeh by a photographer and the images it has helped create.

Iran to import rare white tiger from Germany

Should Iran Veterinary Organization grant permission, the white tiger will be delivered this week, said an official with Iran's Environment Protection Organization.

Extraction of rosewater gets underway in Iran (PHOTOS)

A photo gallery of ceremonies in central Iran where rosewater is extracted and babies are rolled through rose petals to stay immune to disease.
Hour al-Azim

Hour al-Azim Lagoon (PHOTOS)

Snapshots of Hour al-Azim Lagoon which straddles the border between Iran and Iraq.
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Tulip Festival

A Tulip Festival is annually organized by an Iranian flower breeder in early May allowing people to feast their eyes on the beautiful flowers free of charge.

Daughter of Sun, a real gem and an ambassador of health

A floral necklace is an ambassador of health to help women who suffer from cancer to learn about ways to come to terms with their disease.

Iran, land of different climates

Iran is located in a place where the highly distinctive flora and fauna of different regions converge.

A fake Indian name for the Persian lion

An Iranian environmentalist says that renaming or naturalization of an animal which is native to other countries cannot change the history of the animal.

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