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Persian Leopards: Large Cats With a Small Chance for Survival

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In the past 40 days alone, seven rare Persian leopards (Panthera pardus saxicolor) have been killed or injured by poachers, food poisoning and cars, according to Iranian media reports.

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LaurenSICK Kozen (159)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 6:37 am
Noted & Shared. Thanks Cher.

Chaz Berlusconi (75)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 6:38 am
so sad.. I do hope nature conservation will make plans to keep these animals going and off the endangered list

Barbara K. (83)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 7:53 am
It is nice to see that someone is working at saving wildlife in Iran. I hope they can protect and save these magnificent leopards. Thanks, my friend.

pam w. (191)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 9:04 am
We'll see.

Allan Yorkowita (445)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 12:29 pm
I couldm't imagine the expense,but, I would have the WWF transport them to America.

Muriel Servaege (48)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 2:19 pm
Thank you, Cher. It's so sad. I hope those magnificent animals can be saved in the end.

Birgit W. (147)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 2:26 pm

Madhu Pillai (22)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 2:55 pm
noted with sadness

Ruth S. (304)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 3:00 pm
May the Almighty help them!

Cynthia no frwd B. (264)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 3:15 pm
This made me weep They have to be saved pleas don't let another specie go extinct

Mary Donnelly (47)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 5:16 pm
Thanks--poor cats.

Nelson Baker (0)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 5:58 pm
Sad to hear this.

Peta Clarke (27)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 5:59 pm
Noted thank you Cher.

Christine Stewart (132)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 7:23 pm
Stupid poachers...

DSimplyAnnoying O. (191)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 7:51 pm
Leopards are magnificent big cats and need to be saved and preserved for future generations.

Lyn Romaine (108)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 8:25 pm
The Poor Leopards need saving and preserved and so do the poor women over there.

krysta Ice (37)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 8:38 pm
Sad news, but glad to be made aware! I had no idea this was going on.

Susan Ho (0)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 9:01 pm
I wonder how the conservationists can keep up with poachers to protect the endangered species. I feel it's a no win situation!

Sherri G. (114)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 1:48 am
Noted TY Cher

Fi T. (16)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 6:00 am
Every living life deserves equal right of survival

Jaime A. (33)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 6:00 am
Noted, thanks.

Malgorzata Zmuda (183)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 8:49 am
bardzo przykre

Anna Undebeck (205)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 11:26 am
Very sad!!!

Alexandra G. (235)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 12:50 pm
thank you, Cher

Sara P. (60)
Monday February 10, 2014, 8:10 am
This is really really sad.....
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