Palang(leopard) darreh protest area:
With an area of 31 thousand and 735 hectares in the southwestern and fifty kilometers city of Qom is located. In northern areas Palang Darreh, Selafchegan district, in eastern areas Qomrood river and in western areas few small villages is located. According to the average height of one thousand and 950 meters above sea level rainfall in this region compared to other parts of Qom more. This area because of the leopard and the habitats of animals and plants it has long been known by that name. Palang Darreh nature rocky and hilly and plains constitute a small part also has cliffs and is suitable locations for wildlife including goats. And the main part of the area about 5 km in length due to natural features and vegetation and abundant springs is a haven for birds and other animals. The temperature in the area is between -15 to 35+ degrees and annual rainfall between 150-250 mm variable. Kinda cool climate of this area is mostly snow-covered in winter. Currently, 21 species of mammals, 52 species of birds, 13 species of reptiles and two species of amphibians have been reported in this area, hare, jackal, wolf, fox, wild boar, leopard, wild cats, hedgehogs, bats long wings, including hyenas and Iranian Jared this area is as mammals. As well as many species of birds such as quail, partridge, eagle, greenfinch, lapwing, owls, swallows, warbler black tail head and Tyhv Palang Darreh has been identified in the region. The most prominent groups of reptile fauna, which also have a good variety, so far, 13 species of reptiles belonging to 12 genera, six families and one side has been observed in the area. A variety of snakes, lizards, desert Bozmchh, turtles, reptiles examples of this region.