Saturday, June 25, 2022

Asiatic Cheetah

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.

One cub of Iranian cheetah triplet dies of lung deficiency

One of the three cubs of cheetah named “Iran” has died. The cubs were born several days ago at the Touran Wildlife Refuge in the Semnan Province east of Tehran.

Vet: Triplet of Iranian cheetah doing fine

A vet in charge of a program in Iran to breed Asiatic Cheetahs says the three cubs of a female named “Iran” are healthy and are doing fine.

12 Asiatic cheetahs left in Iran

Iran says only a dozen Asiatic cheetahs are left in the country warning that the endangered species is facing an extremely critical situation.

Mother Cheetah, 2 Cubs Sighted in Iran Natl. Park

The latest sighting of a female cheetah and her cubs has brought to four the number of cheetah cubs sighted in Khar Turan National Park in northcentral Iran since May 2021.

Iran Marks National Day of Asiatic Cheetah

Iran annually marks the National Day for the Conservation of Asiatic Cheetah on August 31, a day which was named so in 2007 at the request of Iranian wildlife experts.

Persian Leopard Surprisingly Spotted in Middle of Lake Urmia

The presence of a Persian leopard on an island in Lake Urmia in northwestern Iran has surprised experts.

Persian Lion Returns to Iran after 80 Years

Iran lost its last Asiatic or Persian lion almost 80 years ago, and it became extinct in the country due to indiscriminate hunting and habitat loss, but the lion is now back home.

Endangered Persian Leopard Gets Pregnant via Natural Mating

A highly-endangered Persian leopard kept in Tehran’s Zoo has become pregnant through natural mating after an earlier artificial insemination attempt failed.

Iran to Preserve Asiatic Cheetah Using Surrogates

An Iranian official says there is a possibility that surrogates will be used to preserve the highly-endangered Asiatic cheetah.

Iran Stepping Up Efforts to Save Asiatic Cheetahs

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.

Iranian Cheetah Caught Stealing Ranger’s Shoes (+Video)

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.

Persian Leopard Borzou Migrates to Turkmenistan

An old male Persian leopard named Borzou has moved 20 kilometers from the Iranian border to enter Turkmenistan. This is the first time the leopard’s movement between two regional countries is being recorded.

Unique Photos Snapped of Persian Leopards

Mehdi Chalani, an Iranian environmental photographer, has managed to snap some unique pictures of three Persian leopards living in a protected area in the central province of Semnan.

Asiatic Cheetah, Cubs in Iranian National Park (+Video)

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.

Iran to Restore Asiatic Cheetah Design to World Cup Kit

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.

Iran’s Turan Park Home to Largest Asiatic Cheetah Population

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.

Male Persian Leopard to Return Home from Portugal for Mating

A male Persian leopard that had migrated to Portugal will be transferred back to Iran for mating, according to a zoo official in Tehran.

Cultural Activity Needed to Save Endangered Animal Species

An Iranian lawmaker stated that to protect Iran’s environment and rare species, the government has to raise the public awareness on this subject.

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.

Iranian Cheetah Is Not Alone!

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. 

Iranian Cheetahs’ Population Declining Rapidly: ICS

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.

Images of 50 Endangered Species on Iran’s Sports Clothing

Iranian sport teams will appear in the Rio 2016 Olympics while, in addition to the Iranian cheetah, the images of 50 endangered species are going to be printed on their sports clothing, an official announced.

Rare Glimpse Caught of Asiatic Cheetah in Iran

Environmental patrol officers in Shahroud’s Khartouran wildlife refuge have caught a rare glimpse of Asiatic Cheetah in a quite accidental encounter.

Iran’s efforts to protect Asiatic cheetah have paid off

The environment chief has said that her organization has taken measures to raise people’s awareness of their responsibility toward the Iranian cheetah and help them understand the real value of these feline species.

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