Mohsen Amiri in an interview with rahnam Dar Khorramabad Referring to the original origin of the Iranian yellow deer in Lorestan, he said: This animal species is in danger of extinction and only four heads of the Iranian yellow deer have been captured alive in Khuzestan in the past years.
Emphasizing the restoration of the Iranian yellow deer in the country, he added: The Environmental Protection Organization is in charge of the restoration, propagation and breeding of this species, and all Iranian yellow deer restoration centers operate under the supervision of this organization.
The head of the Department of Wildlife Protection and Management of the General Department of Environmental Protection of Lorestan, stating that the Iranian yellow deer rehabilitation and breeding center has been established in the “Kasht and Sanat” complex of this province, said: this site is the first and the largest private yellow deer reproduction and breeding site in the country. Is.
He stated: The reproduction sites of Dasht Naz Sari, Samskande Wildlife Sanctuary in Mazandaran, Ashk and Kabudan Islands of Urmia Lake, Arjan Plain and Parshan Protected Area in Fars Province are among the centers of Iranian yellow deer conservation.
Stating that 20 heads of Iranian yellow deer were transferred to Lorestan from the Naz Plain of Mazandaran in 1401, Amiri said: Zagros was the origin of Yilaq and Qeshlaq of Iranian yellow deer between Dez and Karkhe in the two provinces of Khuzestan and Lorestan.
The head of the Department of Wildlife Protection and Management of the General Department of Environmental Protection of Lorestan stressed that according to a joint memorandum, it is stipulated that 20 heads of Iranian yellow deer from different sites in the country will be transferred to the site of this province, and said: these deer will be fenced off, next spring in This area of 400 hectares will be abandoned.
Stating that six heads of Iranian yellow deer have been transferred from the Sari site to Lorestan, Amiri said: The Iranian yellow deer conservation site will be established in forest areas under the management of Fajr Safa Agriculture, Industry and Tourism Company.
Emphasizing that Iranian yellow deer often mate in early autumn and rarely give birth to two calves, he added: a deer head was born in the breeding season on May 23, 1402 at the breeding site of Lorestan.
The head of the Department of Wildlife Protection and Management of the General Department of Environmental Protection of Lorestan stated that the Zagros is one of the primary origins of the Iranian yellow deer and stated that the topography, climate and forest conditions of this region have provided grounds for the proliferation of this species.
Referring to the threatening factors of the Iranian yellow deer, he said: This animal species is usually in danger due to inbreeding and genetic uniformity, and the lack of genetic diversity may cause the birth of defective yellow deer.
Stating that the number of Iranian yellow deer in Lorestan is currently 14, Amiri said: “In the coming days, four head will be transferred from Ilam to this province with a sexual combination of two males and two females.”
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