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Iranian Cheetah Project - PANTHERA The Asiatic cheetah once had a distribution that extended across the Middle East, Central Asia, north into southern Kazakhstan and southeast into India. Today, the Asiatic cheetah is only found in Iran. Estimated at 200 animals in the 1970’s, there are now thought to be only 70-110 Asiatic cheetahs left in the wild, all occupying the arid, central plateau of Iran. http://www.panthera.org/programs/cheetah/iranian-cheetah-project
The Asiatic cheetah, also known as the Iranian cheetah, is a critically endangered cheetah subspecies surviving today only in Iran. The Asiatic cheetah lives mainly in Iran's vast central desert in fragmented pieces of remaining suitable habitat.
http://mycityportal.net/ - Can Indian geneticists revive Asiatic cheetah? - Times of India - http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=tfd=Rusg=AFQjCNGo4O4EgENpP-swc8Kmzzz42V8dCwurl=http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/environment/flora-fauna/Can-Indian-geneticists-revive-Asiatic-cheetah/articleshow/19207938.cms
Asiatic Cheetah in winter coat - Acinonyx jubatus venaticus - It is among the smallest cheetah subspecies, with a slighter build than the African cheetahs, more fur on the back of the neck, a longer and more powerful neck, thinner tear marks and a smaller head. It is the only subspecies that has a woolly winter coat.