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, […]
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 […]
October 6, 2017

Brown bear in the backyard

The brown bears of northern Iran hibernate for a few months during winter, so they need to spend until the end of fall accumulating a store […]
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 […]
July 1, 2017
the wreckage of wild goat

Using GPS data to track leopard’s prey preferences

Leopards are carnivores, but how much food do they need to meet their energy requirements? Equally important, what types of prey do they kill more often? […]