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Some Iranian wildlife listed as endangered species

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Division of Endangered Species
Current as of September 30, 1999

Mammals

Common Name: Baluchistan Bear (Ursus thibetanus gedrosianus)
Date First Listed: May 16, 1986
Historic Range: Iran, Pakistan
This Status Likely To Occur In: Iran, Pakistan
Population To Which This Status Applies: Entire

Common Name: Persian fallow deer (Dama mesopotamica)
Date First Listed: June 2, 1970
Historic Range: Iraq, Iran
This Status Likely To Occur In: Iraq, Iran
Population To Which This Status Applies: Entire

 
Birds

Common Name: Siberian white Crane (Grus leucogeranus)
Date First Listed: December 2, 1970
Historic Range: C.I.S. (Siberia) to India, including Iran and China
This Status Likely To Occur In: Russia (Siberia) to India, including Iran and China
Population To Which This Status Applies: Entire

Reptiles

Common Name: Crocodile, mugger (Crocodylus palustris palustris)
Date First Listed: June 14, 1976
Historic Range: India, Pakistan, Iran, Bangladesh
This Status Likely To Occur In: India, Pakistan, Iran, Bangladesh
Population To Which This Status Applies: Entire

Common Name: Indian (Bengal) Monitor (Varanus bengalensis)
Date First Listed: June 14, 1976
Historic Range: Iran, Iraq, India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Afghanistan, Burma, Vietnam, Thailand
This Status Likely To Occur In: Afghanistan, Burma, India, Iran, Iraq, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam
Population To Which This Status Applies: Entire

Common Name: Viper, Lar Valley (Vipera latifii)
Date First Listed: June 22, 1983
Historic Range: Iran
This Status Likely To Occur In: Iran
Population To Which This Status Applies: Entire