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Miandasht Cheetah Refuge Merits Special Attention

Miandasht Cheetah Refuge Merits Special Attention Miandasht Cheetah Refuge Merits Special Attention

More efforts are needed to protect a key wildlife habitat in Miandasht, South Khorasan Province, for Asiatic cheetahs, a critically endangered species, said the top official at the provincial office of the Department of Environment.
"Miandasht region is among the most important cheetah habitats in Iran, where seven or eight members of the rare species have been sighted," Asghar Motahhari told IRNA on Thursday.
"The province is home to the highest concentration of cheetahs, so it merits special attention," he stressed.

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