The Asiatic cheetah is now listed as critically endangered in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. Following the Iranian Revolution of 1...

The Asiatic cheetah is now listed as critically endangered in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. Following the Iranian Revolution of 1...

An Asiatic Cheetah, a critically endangered species of cheetah.

An Asiatic Cheetah, a critically endangered species of cheetah.

Baby cheetah nuzzles mum as adorable pictures show special bond between parent and cub

Baby cheetah nuzzles mum as adorable pictures show special bond between parent and cub

Iranian Cheetah Project - PANTHERA  The Asiatic cheetah once had a distribution that extended across the Middle East, Central Asia, north into southern Kazakhstan and southeast into India.  Today, the Asiatic cheetah is only found in Iran. Estimated at 200 animals in the 1970’s, there are now thought to be only 70-110 Asiatic cheetahs left in the wild, all occupying the arid, central plateau of Iran. http://www.panthera.org/programs/cheetah/iranian-cheetah-project

Iranian Cheetah Project - PANTHERA The Asiatic cheetah once had a distribution that extended across the Middle East, Central Asia, north into southern Kazakhstan and southeast into India. Today, the Asiatic cheetah is only found in Iran. Estimated at 200 animals in the 1970’s, there are now thought to be only 70-110 Asiatic cheetahs left in the wild, all occupying the arid, central plateau of Iran. http://www.panthera.org/programs/cheetah/iranian-cheetah-project

Asiatic cheetah (<i>Acinonyx jubatus venaticus</i>)

Asiatic cheetah (<i>Acinonyx jubatus venaticus</i>)

The endangered Asiatic Cheetah in Iran (Getty)

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The endangered Asiatic Cheetah in Iran (Getty)

Iran is rushing to try to save one of the world\'s critically endangered species, the Asiatic cheetah

Iran is rushing to try to save one of the world's critically endangered species, the Asiatic cheetah

Iran is rushing to try to save one of the world\'s critically endangered species, the Asiatic cheetah

Kushki is a male Asiatic cheetah that was given to the Iranian Department of Environmental Protection (DOE) by some wildlife enthusiasts in 2007 when he was only a few months old. Kushki now lives on a 13 hectare enclosure in Miandasht Wildlife Refuge specifically made for him. The Asiatic cheetah, a species that only exists in Iran. There are an estimated 70-100 Asiatic Leopards in existence. A search is now being made to find a mate for Kushki.

Kushki is a male Asiatic cheetah that was given to the Iranian Department of Environmental Protection (DOE) by some wildlife enthusiasts in 2007 when he was only a few months old. Kushki now lives on a 13 hectare enclosure in Miandasht Wildlife Refuge specifically made for him. The Asiatic cheetah, a species that only exists in Iran. There are an estimated 70-100 Asiatic Leopards in existence. A search is now being made to find a mate for Kushki.

Asiatic cheetah or Iranian cheetah, is a critically endangered cheetah subspecies surviving today only in Iran. It used to occur in India as well, where it is locally extinct.

Khar-Turan National Park or Touran Wildlife Refuge, Iran

Asiatic cheetah or Iranian cheetah, is a critically endangered cheetah subspecies surviving today only in Iran. It used to occur in India as well, where it is locally extinct.

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