Persian Leopard

November 17, 2017
Borna found dead

Borna found dead

We are sad to have to share the news with you that Borna, the first leopard equipped with a satellite GPS collar in the Middle East, […]
November 1, 2017
Persian leopard

A family of leopards detected

When two years ago we began to protect a forest in northern Iran, we were curious whether there is any big mammal that has survived the […]
October 31, 2017
Poacher

A key poacher arrested in Tandoureh

Our camera trapping studies in Tandoureh enabled us to create a reliable map of the areas most frequented by leopards. We found one valley which was […]
October 19, 2017
Female Leopard

Second season of camera trapping in Tandoureh

Elusive animals such as big cats are extremely difficult to count in the wild simply because they are not easily seen. So scientists usually use camera […]
September 4, 2017
Iron horse for leopard shield

Iron horse for leopard shield

You may remember our first leopard shield, the ex-poacher who we recruited as a ranger to protect leopards and their prey in northern Iran. After six […]
August 1, 2017
Heydari Wildlife Refuge

Leopard rediscovered

Heydari Wildlife Refuge is an important habitat for Urial wild sheep in northeastern Iran, near the city of Neyshabour. However, more than a decade has passed […]