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Persian leopards find refuge in land mines

Persian leopards find refuge in land mines

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A stretch of wilderness that's been laced with land mines is typically considered off-limits. But according to a report in National Geographic, leopards living in Iran and Iraq are using...

Latest Persian Leopard Stories

2013-07-19 23:01:50

Persian Leopard cubs are born in Sochi National Park for the first time in 50 years as a result of a program to restore the population of these unique animals. (PRWEB)

Snow Leopard Cubs Caught On Camera Traps
2012-12-11 14:24:36

Footage of snow leopard cubs in the Pamir Mountains of Tajikistan was caught on camera trap surveys.

Rare Persian Leopard Caught On Camera Traps
2011-12-07 13:47:03

A rare Persian leopard has been photographed in camera traps in Afghanistan's central highlands by conservationists, according to biologists from the Wildlife Conservation Society.


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Persian Leopard, Panthera pardus ciscaucasica
2012-12-28 15:15:05

The Persian leopard (Panthera pardus ciscaucasica), also known as the Caucasian leopard, is a subspecies of the leopard that can be found in the Caucasus mountains, eastern Turkey southern Turkmenistan, northern Iran, and some western areas of Afghanistan. Its range in the Caucuses is now fragmented, but once encompassed all areas except those within steppe habitats. It prefers to live in many habitats, but in the Greater Caucuses, it prefers subalpine meadows, rocky ravines, and broadleaved...

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