captive breeding

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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • $4m earmarked for Asiatic cheetah conservation 2019-02-13 21:51

    $4m earmarked for Asiatic cheetah conservation

    TEHRAN – A total budget of $4 million will be allocated to prevent the remaining precious species of Asiatic cheetah from extinction, through a five-year plan, deputy environment chief for Department of Environment (DOE) natural environment and biodiversity directorate has announced.

  • ‘We have trespassed cheetah’s habitat, so we have to ensure their safety’ 2018-08-31 15:45

    ‘We have trespassed cheetah’s habitat, so we have to ensure their safety’

    TEHRAN — “We have trespassed cheetah’s habitat and the least we could do is to ensure their safety,” Majid Kharrazian-Moqaddam, director of aquatic wildlife and biodiversity office at the Department of Environment has said.

  • One of the Asiatic cheetahs living in captivity in Tehran’s Pardisan Park / Photo by Ehsan Jannati 2018-03-06 18:31

    Low genetic diversity biggest threat to Asiatic cheetahs: academic

    TEHRAN – Asiatic cheetahs are more threatened by low genetic diversity than by humans, roads or other dangers, said Mohammad Sadeq Farhadinia, a member of International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Cat Specialist Group.

  • Delbar, female Asiatic cheetah, living in Pardisan Park (Photo by Farnaz Heidari) 2017-03-13 10:07

    By Farnaz Heidari

    Precious wildlife heritage in Tehran

    Koushki and Delbar considered are as the only two Asiatic Cheetahs in captivity all around the world. After facility outfit, Kushki had been transferred from Touran National Park, Semnan Province, and Delbar from Miandasht Wildlife Refuge, North Khorasan Province, to Asiatic Cheetah Research and Husbandry Headquarter in late 2014.

  • Wildlife conservation breeding in Iran (photo by Farnaz Heidari) 2017-02-20 10:00

    By Ali Afzalinejad-Fard

    Wildlife conservation breeding in Iran

    Assisted reproductive technologies (A.R.T.) for endangered species such as cheetahs and leopards can be viewed as a tool that can increase reproductive output. Knowing specific factors that can influence fertility and either providing conditions that reflect those that are naturally found, or attempting to mimic them artificially can enhance natural reproduction.