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MOLDOVA
Plants and Animals

Cities in MOLDOVA

Chisinau

Plants and Animals

Plants

Moldova VegetationMoldova VegetationPhoto: Julieta39 CC 4.0 no changes made

Almost 12% of Moldova is covered with forests. Approximately one third of the forests consist of oak trees, and also of lime trees, wild pear and cherry trees, hornbeams and maples.

Animals

Siverian Deer, MoldovaSiverian Deer, MoldovaPhoto: Andrey Giljov CC 4.0 no changes made

Animals found in Moldova are wild boar, wolves, Siberian deer, weasels and badgers. The number of wolves has been decimated during the last century. Foxes, hares and muskrats are hunted for their fur. Pheasants are also hunted. Rivers contain carp, perch and pike.


Sources

Williams, N. / Romania & Moldova
Lonely Planet

Belarus & Moldova : country studies
Federal Research Division, Library of Congress

CIA - World Factbook

BBC - Country Profiles

Last updated May 2024
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