The latest news about the Asiatic Cheetah, also known as Iranian cheetah, a Critically Endangered cheetah subspecies surviving today only in Iran
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 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.
The presence of a Persian leopard on an island in Lake Urmia in northwestern Iran has surprised experts.
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.
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.
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.
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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