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Animals in Macedonia
Macedonia is a country in southern Europe, located in the central Balkan peninsula. It is lush in vegetation including unique trees, flowers and fruit. There are numerous mountain ranges and lakes. It's vast array of flora provides habitat to many species of animals. None of which are on the endangered species list.

An abundance of mammals can be found in Macedonia. Most of these animals are rodents such as the Red Squirrel, Wood Mouse and
European pine vole
European pine vole. Other animals include,
European hare
European Hare, Lesser White-toothed Shrew, and many species of bats including the
common pipistrelle
Common Pipistrelle.

Over 260 species of Carnivores (whom feed on meat primarily) exist in Macedonia. Bears, Lynx, wildcats and grey wolf are among those found in the forest. The Lynx is considered to be a national animal of the Republic of Macedonia. The grouse,
Blackcap
blackcap, imperial eagle and the forest owl are birds that make their home in the forest as well.

There are 53 natural and artificial lakes in Macedonia. Lake Ohrid is home to gudgeon, trout, and whitefish. A species of snails more than 30 million years old can be found here and a similar species can only be found in Lake Baikal. The European eel is also present.

The Yugoslav Shepherd (also called the Illyrian Shepherd Dog) is a domestic dog that originated in Macedonia. It is a large, strong dog with dense fur. It was originally bred as an ancient livestock guarding dog and is now gaining popularity in North America for sheep herding.


Even-toed ungulates in Macedonia
Wild boar
Elk
Roe deer
Carnivores in Macedonia
Ermine
Marbled polecat
Wild cat
Common otter
Eurasian lynx
European polecat
Brown bear
Least weasel
Cross fox
Arctic wolf
Beech marten
Badger
Bats in Macedonia
Bechstein's bat
Long-fingered bat
Geoffroy's bat
Giant noctule
Lesser noctule
Common pipistrelle
Mediterranean horseshoe bat
Greater horseshoe bat
Lesser horseshoe bat
Mehely's horseshoe bat
Western barbastelle
Hares, pikas, and rabbits in Macedonia
Brown hare
Rodents in Macedonia
Forest dormouse
Garden dormouse
Eurasian harvest mouse
Felten's vole
G√ľnther's vole
Thomas's pine vole
Common vole
European pine vole
Macedonian mouse
Mound-building mouse
Common dormouse
Lesser mole rat
Yellow-necked field mouse
Eurasian red squirrel
Long-tailed field mouse
European ground squirrel
European snow vole
Balkan snow vole
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