Asiatic black bear

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  • black bear 2021-10-16 10:47

    By Jamshid Parchizadeh

    Prolonged drought may increase Asiatic black bear-human encounters in Iran

    Iran is facing its worst drought in 50 years which has resulted in water shortages for humans and wildlife species. With drought going on, animal species including the Asiatic black bear have had to leave protected areas for other places where they can find food and water resources (e.g. within or around human populated areas), which can result in encounters between black bears and humans.

  • Prolonged drought may increase Asiatic black bear-human encounters in Iran 2021-10-15 20:31

    By Jamshid Parchizadeh

    Prolonged drought may increase Asiatic black bear-human encounters in Iran

    Iran is facing its worst drought in 50 years which has resulted in water shortages for humans and wildlife species.

  • Let's protect precious Baluchi black bear 2021-09-11 17:32

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Let's protect precious Baluchi black bear

    TEHRAN – The Asiatic black bear, living in southeastern Iran and known as the Baluchi black bear, is an endangered species, so a national committee has been set up to protect the valuable species.

  • Habitat destruction, poaching endanger Asiatic black bear 2020-10-30 16:57

    Habitat destruction, poaching endanger Asiatic black bear

    TEHRAN – The Asiatic black bear, living in southeastern Iran and known “mam” in the Baluchi language, has biological, aesthetic, scientific, and educational values, but is being pushed towards extinction due to habitat degradation and illegal poaching.

  • The most important threats to brown bear populations in Iran 2019-04-17 09:56

    By Jamshid Parchizadeh

    The most important threats to brown bear populations in Iran

    Iran is a vast country with an area of 1,623,779 km2 in which there are 164 mammal species including the Asiatic black bear and brown bear. Human-bear conflict is the main reason for the brown bear number reduction and range collapse in this country. In this short article, I summarize the most important threats to brown bear populations in Iran: