Caspian tiger


  • پلنگ ایرانی 2019-10-01 11:57

    By Jamshid Parchizadeh

    Persian leopard’s global range

    The Persian leopard is classed as “Endangered” on the Red List of the “International Union for Conservation of Nature” with an estimated population size of 871 to 1,290 individuals. It occurs: 1) throughout Iran, 2) southern Turkmenistan, 3) parts of Afghanistan, 4) northwestern and southern Azerbaijan, 5) northeastern Iraq, 6) southwestern Dagestan in the Russian Federation, 7) southern and southwestern Armenia, 8) eastern and southeastern Turkey, 9) eastern and southeastern Georgia, 10) parts of Pakistan, 11) small parts of Tajikistan, and 12) probably small parts of Uzbekistan.

  • Can Iran get a second chance at extraordinary long-extinct Caspian tiger? 2019-07-29 21:01

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Can Iran get a second chance at extraordinary long-extinct Caspian tiger?

    TEHRAN – The outstanding Caspian tigers once roamed over most of northern provinces of Iran, have gone extinct half a century ago, but recent studies show that tigers can make a comeback using the Siberian tiger subspecies, which detected genetic similarities with the Caspian tiger. But here the question arises that can Iran get a second chance to return the big cats and not lose them again?

  • Felids under threat 2017/09/03

    By Farnaz Heidari

    Felids under threat

    Habitat fragmentation caused by agriculture and in general human interference results in the division of large, continuous habitats into smaller, more isolated remnants.

  • Scarlet Lion 2017-03-22 19:39

    Doc on Caspian tiger warns of breaching nature’s rules

    TEHRAN – A new documentary directed by Iranian filmmaker Jamshid Mojaddadi about the Caspian tiger has warned about breaching the rules of nature.

  • 12 Heidari-Wildlife Care.JPG 2016/10/02

    By Farnaz Heidari

    Why wildlife management in Iran needs more support?

    Like forests, wildlife has had special value for people, not only for the meat and hides which provides us with food and clothing, but also because we enjoy knowing that we share the Earth with other living creatures, enjoy observing them, and in some cases have made them cultural and even sacred symbols.