Corpus ID: 132628546

The Last Stronghold: Cheetah in Iran

  title={The Last Stronghold: Cheetah in Iran},
  author={M. Farhadinia},
Introduction: Once distributed from the Indian subcontinent through Afghanistan, Turkmenistan and Iran to the Arabian Peninsula and Syria, the Asiatic cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus venaticus) is now one of the most endangered members of the family Felidae in the world. The last physical evidence of the cheetah in India was of three shot in 1947 by the ruler of the then Korea state. Since then, the cheetah rapidly disappeared from most of its range (Nowell & Jackson, 1996). Over the past 20 years… Expand
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