Read it in French: Faune et flore en Mongolie
Taïmen, salmonidae of Central Asia up to 2 m and 40 kg
Rare and protected animals:
Yangir, a cousin of the ibex / chamois living at altitude.
Argali, a mussel with very large and heavy horns. This protected species lives in the northern Gobi and in the Altai.
Saiga, an antelope that mainly inhabits the eastern part of the country whose population has considerably reduced because of its intensive hunting for its horns, passing from one million people to less than 30,000 in the last 20 years.
Snow leopard, a threatened species living in the Mongolian mountain ranges.
Gray wolves. They are very numerous in Mongolia and their population tends to increase, despite the practice of hunting by nomads who fear for their herds.
Birds and raptors (eagles, falcons)
Rodents (marmots, gerbils)