The latest news about the Asiatic Cheetah, also known as Iranian cheetah, a Critically Endangered cheetah subspecies surviving today only in Iran
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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.
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.
Khar Turan National Park or Touran Wildlife Refuge, a national park in Iran’s Semnan province, is home to one of the largest populations of the critically endangered Asiatic cheetah.
A male Persian leopard that had migrated to Portugal will be transferred back to Iran for mating, according to a zoo official in Tehran.
An Iranian lawmaker stated that to protect Iran’s environment and rare species, the government has to raise the public awareness on this subject.
An Iranian family is leading a caravan that travels across the country to inform people about the lives of critically-endangered Asiatic cheetahs.
The tragic extinction of various species is not limited to Iran and the Iranian (Asiatic) cheetah. There are many animals out there in the nature that are endangered as studies of Zoological Society of London (ZSL) show that animals' population could drop to 67% by 2020.
The head of the Iranian Cheetah Society (ICS), a Tehran-based NGO, said the population of Iranian cheetahs, also known as Asiatic cheetahs, is undergoing a rapid decline despite all measures taken to save the endangered species.
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