Tigers

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  • 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?

  • Iran outlaws private ownership of wild animals 2018-10-10 20:29

    Iran outlaws private ownership of wild animals

    TEHRAN – Iran has outlawed the private ownership of wild animals, including cheetahs, lions and tigers, and will fine or imprison anyone parading the wild animals in public, YJC reported on Wednesday.

  • white tiger 2017/01/30

    By Farnaz Heidari

    White tigers attraction

    Tigers used to occur in Asia as far west as Turkey, and isolated populations developed into different subspecies. The subspecies of tigers consist of Bengal tiger (Indian), South China tiger, Malayan tiger, Indochinese tiger, Sumatran tiger, Siberian tiger (Amur), Bali tiger, Javan tiger, and Caspian tiger (Hyrcanian). The last three subspecies are extinct. Along with the Bengal tiger, the white tiger is considered to be the second largest tiger in the world after the Siberian tiger. But what is the white tiger?