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Animals in Moldova
Moldova, a small country nestled between the Ukraine and Romania, is home to thirty-three native species of mammals. Of those thirty-three, only one is endangered, with seven others falling into the vulnerable or near-endangered categories. The following thirteen mammals are native to Moldova: the
Eurasian lynx
Eurasian lynx, the Arctic wolf, the
brown bear
brown bear, the
beech marten
beech marten, the
European mink
European mink, the
wild cat
wild cat, the badger, two species of polecats, the common otter, the ermine, the badger, and the least weasel. When it comes to bats, Moldova has plenty for you to see! There are eight different types of bats in this country, each more interesting and spooky than the next. There is only one lagomorph in Moldova, and that is the brown hare. Then you have the rodents, all six of them. The European ground squirrel, the Eurasian beaver, the gray dwarf hamster, the forest dormouse, the common vole, and the European pine vole all call Moldova home. The climate that these animals dwell in is mild and sunny, due to the proximity to the Black Sea. The summers are long and warm, while the winters are relatively mild and dry. The rainfall can vary greatly, and long dry spells are not uncommon. When you visit Moldova, you will see lots of lush hills and forests with streams and rivers crisscrossing all over the country. This country is truly magnificent, and the animals are a priceless natural treasure that the Moldovians are taking excellent care of. So visit Moldova and see these native creatures for yourself!


Click here for a list of endangered animals in Moldova.
Carnivores in Moldova
Common otter
Eurasian lynx
European mink
Least weasel
Beech marten
Badger
Ermine
Steppe polecat
European polecat
Brown bear
Arctic wolf
Wild cat
Bats in Moldova
Bechstein's bat
Pond bat
Giant noctule
Lesser noctule
Common pipistrelle
Greater horseshoe bat
Lesser horseshoe bat
Western barbastelle
Hares, pikas, and rabbits in Moldova
Brown hare
Rodents in Moldova
Common vole
European pine vole
European ground squirrel
Eurasian beaver
Gray dwarf hamster
Forest dormouse
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