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Southern Urmia Lake to Serve as Rare Animal Reserve

Southern Urmia Lake to Serve as Rare Animal Reserve Southern Urmia Lake to Serve as Rare Animal Reserve

Environmental experts say a portion of Urmia Lake in its southern side can never be filled with water again and officials have envisioned instead a plan to turn the area into a natural reserve for conservation of an endangered animal species. 
Sadly, according to Masoud Tajrishi, the director for planning at the Urmia Lake Restoration Program, the elevation in the southern area's terrain will not allow its revival as a water body, but "has turned it into a good pasture" creating favorable living conditions for certain wildlife species. 
He had earlier talked of plans to fence off the zone for the purpose of keeping and breeding Asiatic cheetahs. 

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