Gazelle, jackal, fox, rabbit, badger, Caspian seal
, birds such as silver gull, wheezing swan, grey and red-headed black, white-eyed black ducks, big white bittern, sandpiper, bald-coot and other migrant birds have inhabited here.
The Giraffe, Leopard and Lion are on the protective list, so is 'humans' closest relative,' the Chimpanzee, the near-extinct Gobi Bear of China and Mongolia, the Caspian Seal
, and so on.
The comb jellyfish gobbles up the eggs of the kilka, a mainstay of the Iranian fishing industry as well as food for the Caspian seal
and beluga sturgeon that are in rapid decline.
Its status as the area's top predator has not stopped the endangered Caspian seal
's numbers from plummeting.
Also, male seals may aggregate close to mature females nursing their pups and wait until mating occurs; such a reproductive behavior strategy has been demonstrated, for example, for the Caspian seal
(Phoca caspica; Wilson et al., 2012).
The Caspian seal
is one of the smallest members of the earless seal family and unique in that it is found exclusively in the Caspian Sea.
In addition to riding camels and horses, the tourists should be able to see Beluga and Caspian Seal
in their natural habitat, and the steppe panther, desert wolf, Kulan and dozens of other animals native to Turkmenistan in their semi natural environment.
IN DANGER SUMATRAN ORANG-UTAN; IN DANGER FISHING CAT; IN DANGER GREY-FACED SENGI; IN DANGER IBERIAN LYNX; IN DANGER WESTERN GORILLA; IN DANGER CASPIAN SEAL
; IN DANGER TASMANIAN DEVIL
Species such as the Tasmanian devil, the Caspian seal
and south-east Asia's fishing cat are among those to see their fortunes plummet and are now among the 450 mammals listed as endangered.
The Tasmanian devil, the Caspian seal
and Southeast Asia's fishing cat havealso seen their fortunes plummet, and are now among the 450 mammals listed as endangered.
A BAN on hunting the Caspian seal
is needed to halt massive declines in numbers of the endangered mammal, scientists urged today.