Wildlife in Ukraine is certainly not scarce. ... Much of Ukraine's wildlife can be found in specific plant zones. The forest zone is home to red deer, elk, roe deer, squirrel, wild boar, foxes and wolves as well as brown bears and lynx.
The animal life of Ukraine is diverse, with about 350 species of birds, more than 100 species of mammals, and more than 200 species of fish. The most common predators are wolves, foxes, wildcats, and martens, while hoofed animals include roe deer, wild pigs, and sometimes elk and mouflons (a species of wild sheep).
Bear. Bear is a national animal of Ukraine. It is wise, strong and independent. In Ukraine it symbolizes fruitfulness and health, and his annual awakening in spring is a symbol of life renewal, the beginning of a new life cycle.