These 15 Fascinating Mammals Live In Jabal Moussa Biosphere

Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve is located in Mount Lebanon. This reserve aims to protect its biodiversity which comprises 750 species of flowers and trees and a large wildlife.

The reserve and the surrounding villages are part of the UNESCO Network of Biosphere Reserves. Also, it is also a Global Important Bird Area (GBIA) where one can find 137 bird species.

We put up a list of the 15 mammals that Jabal Moussa Reserve is housing to raise awareness about the importance of reserves in protecting the Lebanese ecosystem!



Wild boar


Striped hyena


Wagner’s gerbil

Stone marten


Broad-toothed field mouse

Long-eared Hedgehog

Persian squirrel


Red fox

Rock hyrax

Photos used for illustration purposes.

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