VIDEO: Persian onagers in Kavir National Park

TEHRAN, May 09 (MNA) – Footage shows 3 Persian Zebras grazing in Iran's Kavir National Park.

The Persian onager, or Persian zebra, is a subspecies of onager native to Iran. It is listed as Endangered, with no more than 600 individuals left in the wild.

Kavir National Park is a protected ecological zone in northern Iran. It has an area of 4,000 square kilometers. The park is located 120 kilometers south of Tehran and 100 kilometers east of Qom, and it sits on the western end of one of Iran's two major deserts, the Dasht-e Kavir. 

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