Plant and animal life of Azerbaijan?

The plant and animal life of Azerbaijan is rich and diverse. More than 4,000 species of plants grow here, including many native varieties, as well as more than 1,200 types of animals and birds: bear, lynx, wolf, Caucasian goat, jeyran, deer, turaj, pheasants, flamingo, pelicans and countless others.


White sturgeon, salmon, kutum, and stellate sturgeon are found in the Caspian Sea and in the mouths of the rivers flowing into it. The climate is transitional, from temperate to sub-tropical. The average temperature here in July ranges from +5�°C in Alpine regions to +27�°C in low-lying areas, and in January accordingly from -10�°C to +3�°C. Precipitation varies from 200 mm in Absheron to 1,200-1,700 mm in the Lankaran valley. Strong winds occur very frequently, especially in autumn.

Nigel: Basically a polar bear or 2.