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Kavir (Desert) National Park and Wildlife

in Qom city | Qom province
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Kavir (Desert) National Park and Wildlife

Related to Qom city (located in Qom province)
A section of Qom province, specially the vicinity of the Qamar Rood village lies within the limits of the National Desert Park. The same is almost a virgin area, with valuable specimens of wildlife and various herbal species in the country. The Kavir National Park is an example of desert and arid type ecosystems. Its scanty rainfall has given rise to some herbal species which have adapted to and withstand the existing conditions. wildlife species have also in an outstanding and surprising manner have accustomed themselves to the meager resources, and their preservation has aided them greatly to increase in number. From the aspect of a survey on the desert ecosystem and the identification of adaptation mechanisms of herbal and wildlife species to these surroundings, the Kavir National Park can be said to be such an area of survey. The vegetation covering of this park in the plains and mountainous regions, are suitable refuges for various species of wildlife. Species of wildlife in the Park are as follows: antelope, deer, panther, wild ass, partridge, dull yellow partridge, flamingo and ...
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It is said that the city of Qom existed in the pre-Islamic ages, whereas, some believe that the same belongs to the post Islamic times. Kom was the name of the ancient rampart of the city of Qom, thus, the Arabs called it Qom (or Ghom).
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