Endangered Mammals of the Middle East
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Show all mammals of concern in the Middle East.
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Common Name Range ***
Arabian Gazelle Arabian Peninsula, Palestine, Sinai
Argali Afghanistan, China, India, Kazakhstan, Nepal, Pakistan, Russia, Uzbekistan
Asiatic Black Bear Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Iran, Japan, Korea, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Russia, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
Asiatic Lion Turkey to India
Cheetah Africa to India
Dhole Asia, Middle East
Dorcas Gazelle Algeria, Arabian Peninsula, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Morocco, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia
Dugong East Africa to Southern Japan
Goitered Gazelle Asia, Europe, Middle East
Indus River Dolphin Pakistan (Indus R. and tributaries)
Leopard Africa, Asia, Middle East
Markhor Afghanistan, Pakistan
Mediterranean Monk Seal Mediterranean Sea, Northwest African Coast and Black Sea
Persian Fallow Deer Iran, Israel
Saiga Antelope Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Russia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
Sand Cat Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
Slender-horned Gazelle Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Sudan
Snow Leopard Central Asia, Middle East
Striped Hyena Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, Europe

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**What mammals are listed here?:

The Middle East section of this site lists the folllowing mammals appearing on select endangered species lists:
  • Mammals that dwell in or migrate to any area considered apart of the Middle East.
  • Mammals that dwell in the Arabian Peninsula.
  • Mammals of Cyprus.
  • Mammals of Egypt, Israel or any other transcontinental (with Africa or Asia) area.
  • Mammals of the Mediterranean Sea and its islands.
  • Mammals of the Palearctic.
  • Mammals of Saudi Arabia.

This list combines species from several endangered species lists. Using the total count of species found on this site as an official count of endangered species of the world is not recommended. For more information on what creatures are listed on this site, please visit our About EEC page.

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