Fauna

Fauna includes 40 species of mammals, 192 birds, 33 reptiles, 5 amphibians and 9 fish. Local mountains are inhabited by brown bear (Ursus arctos syriacus), bezoar goat (Capra aegagrus), Armenian mouflon (Ovis orientalis gmelinii) and Caucasian leopard (Panthera pardus ciscaucasica) which are registered in the Red Book of Armenia.