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Persian Leopards: Large Cats With a Small Chance for Survival


Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, persian leopards )

Cher Away
- 194 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
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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Lauren Kozen (158)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 6:37 am
Noted & Shared. Thanks Cher.
 

Chaz Berlusconi (72)
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. (88)
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 Yorkowitz (452)
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 (44)
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. (144)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 2:26 pm
Thanks.
 

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

Ruth S. (307)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 3:00 pm
May the Almighty help them!
 

Cynthia no frwd B. (261)
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 (24)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 5:59 pm
Noted thank you Cher.
 

Christine Stewart (131)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 7:23 pm
Stupid poachers...
 

Dale O. (193)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 7:51 pm
Leopards are magnificent big cats and need to be saved and preserved for future generations.
 

Lyn Romaine (107)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 8:25 pm
The Poor Leopards need saving and preserved and so do the poor women over there.
 

krysta Ice (36)
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. (111)
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. (32)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 6:00 am
Noted, thanks.
 

Malgorzata Zmuda (182)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 8:49 am
bardzo przykre
 

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

Alexandra G. (222)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 12:50 pm
thank you, Cher
 

Sara P. (56)
Monday February 10, 2014, 8:10 am
This is really really sad.....
 
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