The Djerdap area is inhabited by at least 55 mammal species. This number composes at least a half of the total number of registred mammal species in the territory of Serbia, which designates the area around the Park, as well as the entire region of Carpathian Serbia, as the zone of moderately high and high diversity, as well as the area of exceptional importance for preserving complete mammal fauna in Serbia.
Strictly protected mammal species which inhabit the Park are otter, colourful ferret, lynx, all types of bats, etc. Majority of other species is part of the category ”protected wild species“.
Species which are attractive game are of exceptional importance; therefore, the methods of their protection and usage are regulated by the provisions of the Law on Game and Hunting. Most significant of them are: chamois, Eurpean deer, wild boar and roe.