“As one of the least known cats of Iran, sand cat is a small cat weighting normally no more than three kilograms which has been verified from a few localities in Iran. The species has been rarely studied properly across its global range, including Iran. Recently, “Sarzamin-e-Man” (meaning My Land) monthly magazine has featured this elusive and fantastic cat in its November issue which has been authored by the ICS’ CEO, Morteza Eslami with nice images taken by Iranian wildlife photographer, Fariborz Heidari. Formerly, a number of other Iranian carnivores were also featured by the magazine, authored by the ICS’ experts on brown bear, Persian leopard and grey wolf.
Cover page of “Sarzamin-e-Man””