Discussion in 'Iran' started by fofo, 21 May 2011.
اThis topic protect the last survivors of cheetah in Iran, we hope we can both intellectually
What is the latest on a full captive-breeding plan and facility?
Reproduce in captivity for several years before the project started that it was stopped because of lack of female cheetahs But recently, a puppy from the Pirates of the material used and new hope for the success of this project opened
Cheetahs name female cubs (delbar) male cheetah (koshki) is
Look forward to more news of the Semnan facility. Nice to know there is a female with Khoski now.
You will surely know for the project to be a success further founders are required. Ideally, say 6.4 or so.
Is there a difference in the breeding strategy of Asiatic cheetahs vs. African plains cheetah? The latter breed mostly in a set up with uneven male attendance ..., e.g. 2.1 or 3.2, so the females have choice of breeding partner?
I am sure you know all that ....
The first goal is to keep the Cheetah in the wild in addition to breeding in captivity is also addressed
Fine. Just that more recently in particularly South Africa has build up quite some experience with reintroducing cheetah into the wild successfully. There is - I am sure you know - an excellent recent compendium review book on carnivore research and reintroduction.
Article about a captive pair in Iran :
PressTV-2 Asiatic cheetahs preserved in Tehran
I did not know there is a male-female pair in captivity. Captive breeding with African cheetahs shows you need a lot more cats to make breeding work, but here is hoping...
More on the "breeding-programm" in Iran :
Can the Iranian cheetah outrun extinction?
Argentine scientists clone endangered Asiatic Cheetahs for first time - Xinhua | English.news.cn
If they used skin cells from a cheetah in Argentina it is most likely an African Cheetah. What surprises me is that a Chinese newspaper breaks the news.
Good Cheetah news from Iran :
Iranian Cheetah Society | A new cheetah family photographed in Miandasht!
Another article about this rare sub-species :
Saving The Desert Cheetahs Of Iran | WBUR's The Wild Life
Recent surveys have only shown two remaining wild females:
A Rare Cheetah May Be on the Verge of Extinction in Iran
Up-date of the animals in Tehrans Pardisan Zoo :
Cheetah Conservation Experts Mull Artificial Insemination
AI going to be tried ( hopefully it will succeed ! ) :
Artificial insemination, an option for captive breeding of Asiatic cheetahs
I am glad they finally will do so. If anyone would be able to deliver it is Dr Me'marian.
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