This is a list of important animals and their native regions.
- Binomial name: Elephas maximus
- Wild populations in Southern Russia, Romania, Bulgaria, Moldova, Ukraine, Belarus, Poland, Greece, Kazakstan, Caucasian republics.
- Binomial name: Loxodonta mediterraneana
- Wild populations in Egypt, Libya, Middle East.
- Binomial name: Loxodonta cyclotis
- Wild populations in Palestine, Syria, Lebanon, Turkey.
- Genus name: Gorilla
- Wild populations in Kamerun, Nigeria, Chad, Niger etc.
- Binomial name: Pan troglodytes
- Wild populations in West + Northwest Africa
- Genus name: Hylobatinae
- Wild populations in China, Mongolia, South Siberia
- Finnish name: jalopeura
- Binomial name: Panthera leo
- Wild populations in Middle East, South + Central + West Africa, Black Sea basin, Eastern Europe