Mongolia has 136 mammal species almost 400 different types of birds and 76 species of fish. From the abundance of wolves to the globally endangered snow leopard, there is a myriad of wildlife to track, photograph and hunt. The central and northern forest area is home to wolf, wild boar, elk, roedeer and brown bear. Steppes and forest margins support marmot, muskrat, fox., steppe fox and sable. Western high Altai Mountain boasts a rich varied wildlife. Apart from common wolf and wild cats such as lynx and snow leopard, Altai is home to the world's largest wild sheep-argali and Siberian Ibex. The Gobi desert and the eastern Mongolian steppe are inhabited by thousands of gazelles. The rarest animal in Mongolia- the Gobi bear is found in the south western part of the Gobi. Wild ass and wild camels are abundantly found in the desert while Argali and Gobi Ibex also inhabit the rocky mountains within the Gobi region.
Wild horses have been reintroduced to the country from captivity abroad after being unseen for about thirty years in their dome country.
Bird life is rich and includes the golden eagle, bearded vulture and other birds of prey.
The wild relative of the domestic horses found today across the globe.
Asiatic Wild Ass
The Gobi's wild ass herds comprise the largest Asiatic wild ass population in the world.
One of the rarest and least studied mammals on earth.
Golden eagles are very special to the Mongolians.
This large member of the cat family is endangered in Mongolia.
Ibex are a species of wild mountain goat that lives in rocky, steep, mountains of Mongolia.
One of the Earth's most endangered animals, the total population is less than 50 individuals.
There is one species of wolf, the gray wolf, sometimes found in the Gobi.