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Animals in Kuwait
Kuwait is a state in the Arab nation which is located in the north-east of the Arabian Peninsula in Western Asia. Kuwait has a population of about 3.6 million and covers about with an area of 17820 square kilometer or 6,880 square miles. In 1961, Kuwait gained its independence from the United Kingdom and its oil industry gain economic growth. By 1990 Kuwait was invaded by Iraq for seven months. The invasion was put to an end by the intervention of the United States Military.

Like many places, Kuwait has a variety of animals from carnivores, even-toed ungulates, dolphins, porpoises, and whales, and Rodents. There are many unique animals that many countries or states will not have similar to another country or state because some animals need certain climates and habitats to live. For instance, in the even-toed ungulates family the
Arabian oryx
Arabian Oryx are the smallest of all Oryx and their habitats are deserts and hot deserts,
goitered gazelle
Goitered Gazelle is a native of central Asia, southern western Pakistan and there main habitats are gravel plains, limestone plateaus, and sands in deserts, and last in the even-toed ungulates family you have Saudi gazelle, which is labeled as extinct and they are known to be able to survive in cultivation only. The next family that are very well known in Kuwait is Carnivore family which includes the lion which is one of the largest cats their habitat is grassy lands,
Indian gray mongoose
Indian gray mongoose are mostly found in areas of tall grass and trees basically by human life and you can also find them areas of dense vegetation as well as in cultivated farmland, the
honey badger
honey badger is known to be the most fearless animal in the world, the
cheetah is another member of the carnivore family and is the fastest living mammal that also lives in steppe and semi-desert areas. There are lots of unique animals in Kuwait and every group has a unique story behind them.

Click here for a list of endangered animals in Kuwait.
Even-toed ungulates in Kuwait
Goitered gazelle
Saudi gazelle
Arabian oryx
Carnivores in Kuwait
Striped hyaena
African lion
Indian grey mongoose
Honey badger
Asiatic jackal
African caracal
Sand cat
Wild cat
Dolphins, porpoises, and whales in Kuwait
Grey dolphin
Black finless porpoise
Chinese white dolphin
Bats in Kuwait
Kuhl's pipistrelle
Lesser mouse-tailed bat
Rodents in Kuwait
Cheesman's gerbil
Wagner's gerbil
Sundevall's jird
Indian gerbil
Euphrates jerboa
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