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Once found in a wide range of areas across the Middle East, as its name suggests, the species almost died out except for a few individuals in Iran.
Poachers often hunt endangered and protected animals like gazelles and porcupines, where their meat is sold illegally for high prices.
What they found is that bats, like humans, build a visual cognitive map of their surroundings, using landmarks as navigational points.
The tiger enclosure holds two Siberian tigers, a five-year-old female named Irinia and a four-year-old male called Sayan.
The state comptroller's report in May revealed that the environment on these shipments were, indeed, frightful, with severely unhygienic conditions.
China took action against an outbreak of avian H1N1 in 2009, restricting incoming flights from affected countries and putting tens of thousands of people into quarantine.
The mosquitoes released will all be male, which do not bite people and as such pose no risk to humans.
The initial weeks of the coronavirus outbreak were good news for many dogs, when many families were looking for a new companion to add to their family,