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In danger Iranian Cheetah


In danger Iranian Cheetah
Photo Information
Copyright: Mahdi Raeisi Nafchi (mahdiraeiai) (51)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-11-03
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Nikon Coolpix P 80
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-02-17 4:25
Viewed: 5972
Points: 4
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Asiatic or Iranian cheetah
Cheetah asiatic subspecies (Acinonyx jubatus venaticus)
Is naturally overthrown in all countries except Iran and probably Turkmenistan and pakistan.

Pardisan eco-park, Tehran.
This male cheetah (Kushki) was captured by a hunter around east of Turan National park when was a cub.
Mr. Kushki -a nature lover- bought it and gave it to IranDoe.
After one year being under watch, Kushki tranformed to a fenced site near its birthplace at Miandasht protected area (Doshakh region) in Khorasan province in Dec 2008.
Now Kushki is learning how to hunt & how to live in nature.

For more info. about asiatic cheetah:
1-www.iraniancheetah.org
2-http://www.wcs.org/globalconservation/Asia/irancheetahproject?preview=&psid=&ph=class%2525252525253DAWC-14877272
3-http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asiatic_Cheetah
4-http://www.cheetah.org/?nd=47


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wow, amazing creature, I hope u mange to save it from extinction. TFS Ori

salam
in koshkie on zaman ke tahran bod?

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