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Animals in Armenia
Armenia a very small and mountain filled nation, is actually home to a great variety of animal life. Armenia is also known for being a location where most of the world's domesticated breeds originated from. The mouflon for example which resides in Armenia is actually the ancestor to the sheep. Some types of species which reside in Armenia are the Caspian tiger, Caucasian Bear, Persian Leopard, Pallas Cat,
Sevan trout
Sevan trout Eastern Imperial Eagle just to name a few of the various species that reside in the Nation. Many of the species that are found in Armenia actually are in a decline at this point, many have even been declared to be endangered because of the amount of poaching that occurs in this part of the world. The Persian Leopard for example is an animal that because of the poaching aspect and other elements of the Nation is thought to be nearly extinct in the country. Less than ten of these creatures are still found to be surviving in Armenia. Another species which was at one point very prevalent but has now almost completely vanished is the Sevan Trout in lake Sevant. This species at one pointy populated the entire lake. The mouflon which was mentioned earlier as the direct ancestor of the sheep is also another animal that has been facing a very steep decline due to the excessive poaching and hunting of this particular species. What was once an animal found in extreme abundance is yet another species in the country of Armenia that if poaching habits are not curbed can eventually vanish.Despite its small land size Armenia also has very varied habitats for animals. One will find within the mountainous regions, forests, deserts, steppes, lakes, etc. These varied habitats are what helps provide the country of Armenia which such a rich and diverse amount of wildlife.


Click here for a list of endangered animals in Armenia.
Even-toed ungulates in Armenia
Goitered gazelle
Elk
Argali
Carnivores in Armenia
Arctic wolf
Wild cat
Cross fox
Striped hyaena
Beech marten
Badger
Marbled polecat
Common otter
Eurasian lynx
Least weasel
Pallas's cat
Leopard
Bats in Armenia
Lesser horseshoe bat
Mehely's horseshoe bat
Geoffroy's bat
Whiskered bat
Natterer's bat
Schaub's myotis
Lesser noctule
Mediterranean horseshoe bat
Greater horseshoe bat
Western barbastelle
Hares, pikas, and rabbits in Armenia
Afghan pika
Rodents in Armenia
European snow vole
Caucasian squirrel
Transcaucasian mole vole
Armenian birch mouse
Asia minor ground squirrel
Indian crested porcupine
Long-tailed marmot
Dahl's jird
Persian jird
Tristram's jird
Vinogradov's jird
Brandt's hamster
Eurasian harvest mouse
Altai vole
Nehring's bilind mole rat
Small five-toed jerboa
Striped field mouse
Yellow-breasted field mouse
Black sea field mouse
Ural field mouse
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