STATUS ASSESSMENT OF PALLAS’S CAT IN NORTHEASTERN IRAN

Main Activities

  • Camera trapping surveys
  • Spot light surveys
  • Engagement with local rangers

Location

Tandoureh, Salouk & Sarigol National Parks

Outcomes

  • No Pallas’s cat detected
  • Notification of captured Pallas’s cat that was subsequently released
  • Notification of deceased Pallas’s cat & carcass from Tandoureh NP
  • Several sightings of other felid species e.g. Persian leopard, wildcat