Due to climatic and geographical variations of this province the flora and fauna adapts itself to these charges. The protected areas of Zanjan province are: The Angooran Protected Area, in the Angooran district covering an area of approximately 111,000 hectares. The Shahrein Protected Area, Located in the limits of the township of Zanjan. The most important species of wildlife in these areas are: Ram, wild sheep, wild goat, Gazelle (Musk deer), Bear, Leopard, Wolf, Hyena, Lynx, wild cat, Fox, Jackal, Gray squirrel, Boar, and Sable. Endemic birds such as: Partridge, yellow partridge, ring dove, turtle dove, dove, eagle, pigeon, vulture, duck, ostrich, crow, starling, magpie, raven and gull. Immigrant birds (waterfowls) such as: Bustard, flamingo, crane, pelican, goose, duck, grouse, cock and a few others. Species of fish such as: Trout, white fish and a few others, are found in this province.
The township of Zanjan is composed of two large valleys known as 'Zanjan Rood' and 'Sefid Rood'. In between which the Qanavol and Angooran Mountains lie. Zanjan has moderate summers and cold winters. The distance between Zanjan and Tehran ...
Due to the fact that the province is in a mountainous region, this provides excellent ground for wildlife. Wildlife either around the fringes of lakes or in the plains or ...MORE
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