Saturday, July 2, 2022

Animals and Wildlife

Telecommunications tower project in Iran shelved to save birds’ nest

In an inspirational move, technical experts at a telecommunications company in the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad who were about to launch a project, decided to call it off after they realized that a bird and four of its hatchlings were living atop the radio mast that was part of the project.

Surviving Iranian cheetah cub Pirooz, hale and hearty

Following the death of two of the three Asiatic cheetah cubs born in captivity in Iran, the Department of Environment says the third cub is out of the woods and is not at risk of death.

Deer footprint fossil 10mn years old spotted in west Iran

A deer footprint fossil dating back some 10 million years has been discovered in western Iran.

Funeral held for two wildlife rangers in Iran’s Shiraz

People hold a funeral for two wildlife rangers of Iran's Fars Province in the city of Shiraz.

Two Iranian forest rangers killed in clash with poachers

Two wildlife rangers lost their lives and another was wounded after they got into a conflict to ward off illegal hunters in southwestern Iranian Fars Province, an official said on Saturday.

Man hanged in Iran for murdering wildlife rangers

A man who killed two wildlife rangers last year, has been executed by hanging in Iran.

Iran tourism: Beauties of Iran’s North Khorasan Province

The pastures and forests in Iran’s North Khorasan Province have made it a very attractive tourist destination due to the beautiful sceneries and diverse wildlife in the spring.

An animal charity center in Iran’s city of Qom

Akbar Bozorgzadeh, an Iranian man who cares about the environment, has voluntarily allocated a 2,000-square-meter space in the city of Qom to taking care of birds and animals, which have been injured or seized from hunters, and preparing them for returning to the nature.

Poachers slaughtering more migratory birds in N Iran

Reports say poachers continue slaughtering migratory birds spending the winter in Iran’s northern coastline, while local environmental authorities fail to act against it.

Asiatic cheetahs Iran and Firouz expecting cub

Two Asiatic cheetahs, living in Iran, are expecting their cub after mating in captivity.

Swan Flying Symphony

Every year, with decreasing temperatures in the northern Caspian Sea and parts of Siberia, migratory swans with a small population begin to migrate to low latitudes.

Persian Gulf Hosting Seagulls

During autumn, the decline in the driving heat in Iran’s south heralds the arrival of migrant guests for the people of Bushehr port.

Iran wildlife refuge home to various species of animals

Footage recorded by a trap camera in a protected area in northern Iran shows leopards, eagles, bearded vultures, foxes and martens feeding on the carcass of a wild goat.

Iranian family raises red deer cub

In the spring of 2021, a shepherd found a red deer cub in the heights of Iran’s Mazandaran Province in northern Iran and decided to sell it.

Injured Iranian eagle flying free after rehabilitation

A rare Iranian eagle found injured and unable to fly six months ago in Iran’s Albroz province is now flying free. The director-general of Alborz Environment Department said the Golden Eagle was rehabilitated after it was found.

Dasht-e Naz Wildlife Reserve: Conserving Persian Fallow Deer

Dasht-e Naz wildlife protected area is located 25 kilometers to the north east of Sari, the capital of Mazandaran Province in northern Iran, and spans 55 hectares. The mountainous area is one of the tourist destinations of Sari and is covered by Hyrcanian forests.

Wildlife in Iranian Wetland on Verge of Death Due to Drought

A drop in rainfall and the ensuing drought this summer have resulted in the deaths of fish, buffalos and the marsh in the Hour-ol-Azim Wetland.

Lioness Undergoes Root Canal Surgery in Iran

This is the story of a female veterinarian undertaking the daunting task of performing a root canal surgery on a lioness.

African Zebra Dies in Iran Due to Stress, Infection, Delay at Customs: Zoo Officials

The zoo in the town of Safadasht west of Tehran has provided explanations about the death of an African zebra shortly after his transfer to Iran from the Netherlands.

A Unique Tourist Attraction in Iran: Cow Works Only When Owner Sings!

Haaj Ebrahim’s cow moves only when it hears him singing, which has turned into a tourist attraction in the town of Varzaneh in the central Iranian province of Isfahan.

In Photos: Migratory Swans in Sorkhrud Wetland

The Sorkhrud wetland in Mazandaran province, northern Iran, annually hosts a huge number of migratory swans in the cold season.

Second Dead Whale Washes Up on Kish Island’s Beach

In the second case over the past 30 days, a whale has washed ashore in the beaches of Kish Island in southern Iran.

Dead Whale Washed Ashore on Iran’s Kish Island

The carcass of a whale belonging to an endangered species of the mammal is found off the coast of Kish Island in southern Iran and buried there.

Bandar Torkaman: A Must-See Port City in Northern Iran

Bandar Torkaman is a port city located 40 kilometres west of the city of Gorgan in northern Iranian Golestan province.

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