Persian leopard

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  • Persian leopard 2020-01-01 11:47

    Persian leopard symbol of Iran’s Foolad club

    TEHRAN – Iranian football club Foolad Khuzestan have chosen the Persian leopard as a symbol of the club.

  • Camera traps picture Persian leopard in western Iran 2019-11-17 19:49

    Camera traps picture Persian leopard in western Iran

    TEHRAN – Camera traps captured photos of a Persian leopard in Khorram Abad, western Lorestan province, Mehrdad Fathi Beiranvand, provincial department of environment chief has said.

  • Traps picture Persian leopard in northwestern Iran 2019-11-16 16:48

    Persian leopard appeared on camera trap in northwestern Iran

    TEHRAN – A photo of a Persian leopard was recorded by a camera trap in the western part of Alamut hunting restricted area, located in northwestern Qazvin province, Mehr news agency reported on Friday.

  • 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.

  • Traps picture 10 Persian leopards in southwestern Iran 2019-08-27 23:31

    Traps picture 10 Persian leopards in southwestern Iran

    TEHRAN – Camera traps have succeeded in taking photos of 10 Persian leopards inhabiting in Dena National Park, located in southwestern Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad province, the provincial department of environment chief, has announced.

  • Persian leopards’ natural reproduction turned unsuccessful 2019-07-21 21:06

    Persian leopards’ natural reproduction turned unsuccessful

    TEHRAN – A Persian leopard couple’s hormonal interventions to mate naturally at Tehran Zoological Garden for conservation purposes has turned out to be unsuccessful, YJC reported on Saturday.

  • National program for leopard conservation to be implemented 2019-06-18 20:29

    National program for leopard conservation to be implemented

    TEHRAN – A national leopard conservation plan which was developed some four years ago, will be implemented in the country by the Department of Environment (DOE), Arezoo Sane’ei, director for Asian Leopard Specialist Society has said.

  • 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, 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.

  • Persian Leopard cubs found dead in southwestern Iran 2019-03-03 14:41

    Persian Leopard cubs found dead in southwestern Iran

    TEHRAN – Two Persian leopard cubs have been found dead in Choram county located in the southwestern province of Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad, the provincial department of environment (DOE) chief has said.

  • Natural mating raises hope for Persian leopard conservation 2019-02-24 09:51

    Natural mating raises hope for Persian leopard conservation

    TEHRAN – Two Persian leopards mated naturally for the first time at Tehran Zoological Garden on Wednesday and will breed by the next 100 days in case of reproductive success, Mehr news agency reported.

  • Success in artificial insemination in Persian leopards may raise hopes for rare big cats: wildlife biologist  2019-02-13 11:50

    By Lachin Rezaian

    Success in artificial insemination in Persian leopards may raise hopes for rare big cats: wildlife biologist 

    TEHRAN — Mohammad Farhadinia, a post-doctoral research fellow at University of Oxford, said the new move to use artificial insemination to breed Persian leopards could raise hopes for conservation of big cats. 

  • Persian leopard to receive artificial insemination next week 2019-01-31 00:55

    Persian leopard to receive artificial insemination next week

    TEHRAN – For the first time, a Persian leopard will undergo artificial insemination in Tehran Zoological Garden next week.

  • Leopard seen for 3rd time in 2 years in north-central Iran 2018-10-29 02:45

    Leopard seen for 3rd time in 2 years in north-central Iran

    TEHRAN – A leopard has been spotted for the third time within two years in Taleqan, a rural district located in Alborz province, north-central part of the country, ISNA reported on Sunday.

  • Leopard in snare escaped certain death, released back to wild 2018-10-20 21:50

    Leopard in snare escaped certain death, released back to wild

    TEHRAN — A leopard caught in snare, in northern city of Galugah in Mazandaran province, was safely released and went back to wild with no lasting harms, Tasnim news agency reported.

  • Leopard cubs seen in north-central Iran 2018-09-25 22:35

    Leopard cubs seen in north-central Iran

    TEHRAN – Three leopard cubs have been spotted in Parvar protected area, north-central Semnan province, which is home to one-third of all species of mammals in Iran, Tasnim reported on Tuesday.