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Persian Cheetah by Leogon Persian Cheetah by Leogon
Asiatic cheetah(Acinonyx jubatus venaticus) Are one of the rarest felines of the world.There is only less than 100 individual of them remaining in Iran.The Asiatic cheetah is a critically endangered subspecies of the cheetah found today only in Iran, with some occasional sightings in Balochistan, Pakistan. It lives mainly in Iran's vast central desert in fragmented pieces of remaining suitable habitat.

Watercolor
36x26cm
Fabriano Artistici(rough)
Winsor&Newton artist's watercolor(Black Box 24 set)
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:iconalexandernevsky:
alexandernevsky Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Superb.  Hope the Iranian cheetah can recover...
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:iconleogon:
Leogon Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
There is still some hope for that.Educating the people of the habitat areas is the main problem here.
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:iconnewboldworld:
newboldworld Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2014
Excellent! :-)
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:iconleogon:
Leogon Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks a lot:-)
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orangeworld10 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2014
Beautiful!
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:iconleogon:
Leogon Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
:D
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Grays-raptor-flock Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist

This is such a lovely painting! 


Wow, less than 100 let?!?  That is very few. 

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:iconleogon:
Leogon Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
 Thank you so much!:-)
100 whats?;P comments?
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Grays-raptor-flock Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist

You're welcome!  :aww: 


I was meaning to comment on what was said about only 100 of those cheetahs left, from your description. 

And I meant to type 'left', not 'let'.  Sweating a little... 

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:iconleogon:
Leogon Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Yes,It's a pity we have just this little population of them extant.But I hope we could save them from disappearing.
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