Endangered Mammals of the Middle East
Show mammals in the Middle East with profiles available.
Show all mammals of concern in the Middle East.
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Common Name Range ***
Altai Weasel Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan
Arabian Gazelle Arabian Peninsula, Palestine, Sinai
Arabian Oryx Arabian Peninsula
Arabian Tahr Oman
Argali Afghanistan, Pakistan, Uzbekistan
Asia Minor Ground Squirrel Iran, Turkey
Asian Wild Ass Iran, Turkmenistan
Asiatic Black Bear Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan
Asiatic Lion Turkey to India
Baluchistan Forest Dormouse Pakistan
Barbary Sheep Middle East
Bechstein's Bat Middle East
Black Finless Porpoise Middle East
Brandt's Hamster Iran, Turkey
Bunn's Short-tailed Bandicoot Rat Iraq
Burrowing Vole Pakistan
Buxton's Jird Egypt, Israel, Palestine
Caspian Seal Iran, Turkmenistan
Central Kashmir Vole Pakistan
Cheetah Africa to India
Common Bentwing Bat Middle East
Cyprian Wild Sheep Afghanistan, Iran, Oman, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
Dahl's Jird Turkey
Dhole Middle East
Dorcas Gazelle Arabian Peninsula, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Syria
Dugong East Africa to Southern Japan
Euphrates Jerboa Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey
Eurasian Otter Middle East
European Bison Kyrgyzstan
European Ground Squirrel Middle East
European Marbled Polecat Middle East
Fallow Deer Iran, Israel
Fishing Cat Middle East
Four-toed Jerboa Egypt
Ganges River Dolphin Pakistan
Giant Noctule Bat Middle East
Goitered Gazelle Middle East
Golden Hamster Syria, Turkey
Goral Middle East
Gray Langur Pakistan
Hartebeest Egypt
Himalayan Musk Deer southern slopes of the Himalayas
Hyrcanian Field Mouse Iran
Indian Pangolin Pakistan
Indo-pacific Hump-backed Dolphin Middle East
Kashmir Musk Deer Afghanistan, Pakistan
Large-eared Free-tailed Bat Middle East
Leopard Middle East
Little Hairy-footed Gerbil Pakistan
Long-clawed Mole Vole Turkey
Long-fingered Bat Middle East
Markhor Afghanistan, Pakistan
Mediterranean Horseshoe Bat Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
Mediterranean Monk Seal Mediterranean Sea
Mehely's Horseshoe Bat Middle East
Menzbier's Marmot Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan
Nubian Ibex Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Yemen
Pallas's Cat Afghanistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
Red Deer Afghanistan, Pakistan
Roach's Mouse-tailed Dormouse Turkey
Saiga Antelope Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
Sand Cat Middle East
Schelkovnikov's Pine Vole Iran
Slender-horned Gazelle Egypt
Smooth-coated Otter Iraq, Pakistan
Snow Leopard Middle East
Straw-coloured Fruit Bat Middle East
Striped Hyena Asia, Africa, and the Middle East
Urial Cyprus
Vinogradov's Jerboa Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan
Wild Goat Iran, Pakistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan

**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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