HELP Save the Asiatic Cheetah From Extinction! There are fewer than 100 remaining in the world and they all occupy the central plateau of Iran. Tell Iran’s Environmental Protection Organization to enforce stronger legislation to prohibit poaching and improper gun licensing near where the cheetahs reside. PLZ Sign and Share!
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
Cheetah. The Cheetah is classified as vulnerable on the International Union for Conservation of Nature list & threatened on the U.S. Endangered Species Act. The Asiatic subspecies is critical. (Big Cats)
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