Asiatic Cheetah

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  • Iran’s remarkable biodiversity museum 2021-02-21 18:10

    Iran’s remarkable biodiversity museum

    TEHRAN – The richest and most important biodiversity museum of Iran has been set up in the Department of Environment (DOE), which exhibits extinct native species such as Persian lion and Caspian tiger, as well as rare species of Asiatic cheetah, mugger crocodile, bustard, grouse, and Asian black bear.

  • هوشمند 2021-02-05 15:31

    Smart monitoring in Golestan National Park at final stage

    TEHRAN – A project for smart monitoring of Golestan National Park, which started in 2019, is near completion and is scheduled to come on stream by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20).

  • حیات وحش سمنان 2020-09-29 18:12

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Semnan Habitat where endangered species depend on to survive

    TEHRAN – Semnan province, hosting 16 percent of the country’s protected areas and 30 percent of the plant and animal diversity, is considered a refuge for endangered species, such as Asiatic cheetahs and Persian zebras.

  • Technology comes to help Asiatic cheetah protection in Iran 2020-06-28 16:20

    Technology comes to help Asiatic cheetah protection in Iran

    TEHRAN – Asiatic cheetahs’ habitats in the country will be equipped with satellite surveillance cameras to be constantly monitored online so that protection will increase, IRNA reported.

  • Naybandan Wildlife Refuge 2020-06-15 17:18

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Naybandan Wildlife Refuge: meet Iran’s largest remarkable sanctuary

    TEHRAN – Naybandan Wildlife Refuge located in the eastern province of South Khorasan, with an area of 1,516,994 hectares, is the largest wildlife sanctuary to safeguard the habitats native animals need to survive and thrive in Iran; known as the most important habitat of the Asiatic cheetah.

  • Asiatic cheetahs’ return to birthplace 2020-04-07 17:54

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Asiatic cheetahs’ return to birthplace: semi-captive living or reaching end of life?

    TEHRAN – The Department of Environment (DOE) is transferring three Asiatic cheetahs kept in Tehran’s Pardisan Park to Semnan province where they have been born to live the rest of their life in semi-captive conditions because they are no longer able to reproduce.

  • یوزپلنگ 2020-01-05 18:27

    Three Asiatic cheetah cubs spotted in northeastern Iran

    TEHRAN – Three Asiatic cheetah cubs have been spotted in Bardaskan county, northeastern Khorasan Razavi province, for the second time since the beginning of this year (March 21, 2019), head of the provincial department of environment (DOE) has said.

  • Iran’s two Asiatic cheetahs reach ‘the bitter end’ 2019-12-11 18:35

    Iran’s two Asiatic cheetahs reach ‘the bitter end’

    TEHRAN – Two Asiatic cheetahs, kept in captivity at Tehran’s Pardisan Park, have reached the bitter end because they have lost their ability to regenerate and should be returned to nature.

  • International Cheetah Day: running fast toward extinction 2019-12-04 19:31

    International Cheetah Day: running fast toward extinction

    TEHRAN – Asiatic cheetah, the planet’s fastest mammal, are facing extinction as their population has dramatically shrank to less than 7,000 in the world over the past few years, with a small remaining population in Iran.

  • Asiatic cheetahs in Pardisan Park to undergo semi-captive breeding 2019-10-30 19:20

    Asiatic cheetahs in Pardisan Park to undergo semi-captive breeding

    TEHRAN – Two Asiatic cheetahs, kept in captivity at Tehran’s Pardisan Park, will be transferred to protected areas of central Yazd province for semi-captive breeding, Kiumars Kalantari, deputy chief of the Department of Environment (DOE), has said.

  • Asiatic cheetah 2019-08-31 19:41

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Will the world’s fastest Asiatic cheetah outrun extinction?

    TEHRAN – Although Iran is the only country which can save the precious species from disappearance, conservation projects fall into a single solution of captive-breeding. Cheetah’s captive-breeding is not necessarily an inefficient plan, nonetheless concerns come up from recent unsuccessful projects. Will the endangered beauty surpass its unknown fate and escape extinction?

  • Artificial insemination failed on cheetah in captivity 2019-07-31 18:09

    Artificial insemination failed on cheetah in captivity

    TEHRAN – Female Asiatic cheetah, Delbar, being kept in captivity at Tehran’s Pardisan Park, has undergone artificial insemination some 100 days ago, but it turned to be unsuccessful, director of the wildlife conservation and management at the Department of Environment has said.

  • Asiatic cheetahs spotted in eastern Iran 2019-07-14 19:51

    Asiatic cheetahs spotted in eastern Iran

    TEHRAN – Two Asiatic cheetahs have been observed in Tabas county, located in South Khorasan province, eastern Iran, since the beginning of this year (March 21), head of Tabas department of environment has said.

  • DOE plans on live capture of cheetahs for conservation 2019-07-01 20:17

    DOE plans on live capture of cheetahs for conservation

    TEHRAN – The Department of Environment (DOE) is preparing a plan on capturing two remaining Asiatic cheetahs alive for conservation and reproduction purposes, Majid Kharrazian-Moqaddam, director of the wildlife conservation and management at the DOE has said.

  • today photos 2019-06-17 11:56

    ‘Too soon to decide cheetah kept in captivity is pregnant or not’

    TEHRAN – Female Asiatic cheetah, Delbar, kept in captivity, undergone artificial insemination at Pardisan Park in Tehran earlier this year (starting on March 21), and may be pregnant but it is still too soon to determine, Majid Kharrazian-Moqaddam, director of the wildlife conservation and management at the Department of Environment has said.

  • Rare Asiatic cheetah sighted in north central Iran 2019-05-31 12:31

    Rare Asiatic cheetah sighted in north-central Iran

    TEHRAN – An Asiatic cheetah has been caught on cameras near a watering trough at Khar Turan National Park of Shahroud county located in north-central province of Semnan, YJC reported on Wednesday.

  • Camera traps pictured Asiatic cheetah, Persian leopards in north central Iran 2019-05-25 20:05

    Camera traps picture Asiatic cheetah, Persian leopards in Semnan

    TEHRAN – An Asiatic cheetah and three Persian leopards have been observed through camera traps in Shahrood county in north central Semnan province, Amir Abdous, the provincial department of environment chief, has announced.

  • Is there protective objective or just benefit behind keeping wildlife species in zoos? 2019-05-15 20:06

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Animals in captivity: Is there such a thing as a good zoo?

    TEHRAN – The recent activities of Tehran Zoological Garden have sparked a heated debate between advocates of animal rights and zoo directors, on whether or not zoos endanger wildlife species for their own interests or they have educational and protective objectives.

  • Asiatic cheetah kept in captivity may possibly reproduce 2019-04-22 22:45

    Asiatic cheetah kept in captivity may possibly reproduce

    TEHRAN — Asiatic cheetah, also known as Delbar, which is being kept in captivity at Tehran’s Pardisan Park may possibly reproduce within the next 50 to 60 days, deputy chief for natural environment and biodiversity directorate at the Department of Environment (DOE) has said.

  • Asiatic cheetah, Persian leopards observed in north central Iran 2019-04-07 08:57

    Asiatic cheetah, Persian leopards observed in north central Iran

    TEHRAN – An Asiatic cheetah and two Persian leopards have been spotted in Shahrood county in north central Semnan province, Amir Abdous, the provincial department of environment (DOE) chief has announced.