Persian Leopard

January 9, 2018

An adult leopard found dead in Sarigol

In nature conservation we have to take both success stories and tragedies in our stride. Sadly, at the end of December 2017 an adult Persian leopard […]
December 3, 2017

Leopard cubs born in summer

From anecdotal evidence, mid-spring has been seen as the time when Persian leopards have their “birth pulse” – a short period during which the birth rate […]
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

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 […]