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Snipers with Air Guns Deployed to Take on Tehran Rats (+Video)

Tehran Municipality is sending sniper squads equipped with night-vision air rifles to solve the capital city’s rodent problem, which seems to have grown to epic proportions as of late.

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.

Persian Gulf Home to Giant Mammals in Danger of Extinction

Iran’s southern waters are the habitat of rare species of giant aquatic mammals, some of which are on the verge of extinction mainly due to their mass suicides.

Iran’s Police Seize Pigeons Used for Carrying Drugs

Police forces of the western Iranian city of Kermanshah have seized pigeons which were used by drug dealers for carrying narcotics.
Iran to Issue Boar Hunting Permits for Foreigners

Iran to Issue Boar Hunting Permits for Foreigners

Iran says it will start issuing boar hunting permits for foreigners by early 2018.

Two Marine Mammals Wash Up Dead on Iranian Coast

Two porpoises have been found dead in Konarak city in southeastern Iran, according to a provincial official.

Interesting Penalties Introduced for Illegal Hunts in Iran

Judges in Iran have recently started giving hunters interestingly unconventional sentences over illegal hunts.

Iran Unveils Reflective Collars to Reduce Camels’ Road Deaths

An Iranian tyre production company has unveiled a reflective collar to help protect the lives of camels crossing the country’s roads at night.

ISIS Shows No Mercy Even to Poor Animals in Mosul Zoo

Heartbreaking photos have emerged of starved lions and bears kept chained up by the ISIS terrorist group in the battle-torn Mosul, northern Iraq.
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Iranian Family Launches Nationwide Campaign to Protect Asiatic Cheetah

An Iranian family is leading a caravan that travels across the country to inform people about the lives of critically-endangered Asiatic cheetahs.

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