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Tehran Jurassic Park: Dinosaurs in Capital

Unlike other parks, you cannot walk leisurely in Tehran’s Jurassic Park and take a rest for a while in a corner because everything here is different and exciting.

Asiatic Cheetah, Her Four Cubs Spotted in Iranian National Park (+Video)

A female Asiatic cheetah and her four cubs were recently observed by the National park rangers in the protected area of Touran Wildlife Refuge in Iran’s Semnan province.

Flamingos Return to Shrinking Lake Urmia

Lake Urmia in Iran’s West Azarbaijan province annually plays host to about 10,000 flamingos. However, in the migration seasons this number doubles and more of this species return to their habitat.

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 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.

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.

Café in Tokyo Offers Costumers Company of Snakes! (+Video)

A snake cafe in Tokyo is offering its customers the unique experience of enjoying a cup of coffee or a glass of drink in the company of a slithery snake.

Animal-Lovers Feed Quadrupeds near Tehran Heights

A group of Tehran citizens have joined the rangers in Lavasanat mountain hills to provide fodder for such animals as wild goats, goats and ewes who cannot find enough food in the winter.

Life Returns to Iran’s Lapoo Lake with Singing Swans

The 700-hectare lake of Lapoo in the west of Miankaleh Wetland, northern Iran, which had become an abandoned place due to lack of migratory birds, once again is revived with the arrival of the first group of singing swans.

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