Animals and Wildlife
The latest news about animals and wildlife
Omid (Hope), the only remaining Siberian crane that keeps returning to Iran every winter, will no be longer alone, as officials transfer a mate from Belgium to the Fereydounkenar wetlands, Omid’s favorite residence for the cold season in northern Iran.
A new video emerges of highly popular Iranian cheetah cub Pirouz preparing to sleep at night, soothing fresh concerns over the eight-month-old’s health conditions.
Each year, with the beginning of the cold season, more than a million birds migrate to the rivers, wetlands and ponds of Iran’s Khuzestan Province from all over the world to spend the winter there.
A Persian leopard cub has been caught on camera playing with his mom in the mountains of Iran’s northern Mazandaran Province.
An Iranian environmental official says three Asiatic cheetahs have been spotted in the Khar Touran National Park in the north-central province of Semnan.
The director general of Tehran's environmental protection organization says after some 3 weeks of monitoring the eastern edge of the Iranian capital, a leopard sought by authorities left the place in question and returned to its natural habitat in the region.
A court in Iran’s West Azarbaijan Province has sentenced defendants in a legal case to preparation of food for the country’s highly popular Asiatic cheetah, Pirouz, for three months.
New photos have been released of the popular Iranian Asiatic cheetah Pirouz, who has just turned eight months old.
Environment guards have spotted two leopards in a protected area in the Iranian province of Zanjan.
A Persian leopard, a rare and endangered species, has been spotted for the first time in over two years at a protected reserve in Iran’s western province of Kermanshah.
In a rare phenomenon, two cheetah cubs were born at Iran’s Khar Turan National Park in the second half of autumn, while cheetahs in the protected reserve normally give birth in early spring, an environmental official says.
A leopard has been spotted several times in the barracks adjacent to Tehran's Sorkheh Hesar National Park, east of the Iranian capital.
A video of Iranian Asiatic cheetah cub Pirouz shows he has grown well and seems to be healthy and agile.
The single surviving West Siberian crane, Omid (Hope), flies thousands of kilometers back to Iran for the 15th consecutive year to spend the winter in Fereydoonkenar in the Iranian northern province of Mazandaran.
A new video footage of Asiatic cheetah cub Pirooz, who was born in captivity over five months ago in the Iranian capital Tehran, was released on Monday, following rumors that the cub had been kidnapped.
After the death of two of the three Asiatic cheetah cubs born in captivity in Iran, the third sibling, named Pirooz or victor, is now four months old, living in the capital Tehran’s Pardisan wildlife park.
An Iranian wildlife guard has been shot and killed in a court in western Iran where he was standing trial for killing an illegal hunter two years ago.
An Asiatic cheetah has died in Iran after being hit by a passing car on the Tehran-Mashhad road.
The recent tragic deaths of two children in separate attacks by stray dogs in the Iranian city of Qom has triggered calls among the public as well as in the Iranian Parliament and City Councils for legislation on tackling the dangers of free-ranging urban dogs.