News | Iran Travels  | Iran Professional Services | About | Contact | Discussion Forum | Archive

                    HAMSAYEH.NET                            همسایه  


Back To The Main Page

Central Iran Desert Tour


Asiatic Cheetah on The Brink of Extinction


Less Than one Hundred Asiatic Cheetahs Survive in the World, Today.


Tehran, February 27, 2010 (Hamsayeh.Net) - Iranian wildlife specialist at a protected Cheetah breeding centre in Semnan province say there are only tens of these majestic cats still surviving in the wild today.


The centre boasts about 10 individual Cheetahs in a semi-wild environment protected by a fence wire  all around a large compound, and provides last chances for the revival of this fastest of all creatures on earth.. Cheetahs, once numerous from Africa to Asia have long been listed as a critically endangered specie.


Iran and Russia announced plans to revive both the Cheetah and Amur Tiger species in and around the Caspian region through a joint project in the near future.




Photos: Mehr News Agency




Centre for semi-captive, breeding and research in Iran's Semnan Province


Back To The Main Page


Iran Professional Services


Disclaimer: Opinions expressed on this site are solely Hamsayeh.Netís own and do not represent any official institutionsí, bodiesí, organizationsí etc. Similarly, Hamsayeh.Net

would not be  responsible for any other opinions that may be expressed therein by other sources through direct or indirect quotations.