VIDEO: Persian leopard spotted in Fars province

TEHRAN, Sep. 14 (MNA) – Persian leopard has been spotted in Kazerun, Fars Province, southern Iran.

The Persian leopard is a leopard subspecies native to the Iranian Plateau and surrounding areas encompassing Turkey, the Caucasus, Iran, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan and possibly Pakistan. Since 2016, it has been listed as Endangered on the IUCN Red List, as the wild population is estimated at less than 1000 mature individuals.

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