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 highly-endangered Persian leopard kept in Tehran’s Zoo has become pregnant through natural mating after an earlier artificial insemination attempt failed.
On the eve of the International Cheetah Day marked on December 4, the head of Iran’s Department of Environment (DoE) says efforts are underway to save Asiatic (Iranian) cheetahs through tissue culture, the growth of tissues or cells separate from the organism.
An interesting video has emerged showing an Iranian cheetah cub stealing a wildlife park ranger’s shoe outside his guarding post in the protected area of Seidowa Wildlife Refuge in Iran’s northeastern Semnan province.
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.