The ninth annual ceremony of the Cheetah National Day was successfully held in Tehran, as well as in several populated areas in periphery of the cheetah reserves across 13 Iranian provinces. The event included numerous educational and awareness activities for both adult and children focusing on the gloomy status of cheetahs in Iran, the last stronghold of the subspecies in Asia. The ceremony’s main slogan was #70survivors, referring to the total number of cheetah believed to exist in Iran.
The Cheetah National Day launches every year by the Iranian Cheetah Society, and Darkouba Game Company, Plan for the Land Society, Pars Herpetological Institute, ID & Aborz, The Environment Society of Rajaei University, Tehran Zoo were the active collaborators in this year.

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