Asiatic cheetahs are the second rarest cat in the world just after the Amur leopard. Their numbers are so low that no more than 70 individuals inhabit the entire country, meaning the entire Asian continent.

Asiatic cheetah in Ariz No Hunting Area, central Iran, summer 2012 (Photo: Iranian Cheetah Society/YazdDoE/CACP/Panthera)

Asiatic cheetah in Ariz No Hunting Area, central Iran, summer 2012 (Photo: Iranian Cheetah Society/YazdDoE/CACP/Panthera)


Source: Iranian Cheetah Society

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