More than 30 mammal species lives in Goričko. Most species abundant group are bats with 15 species.
Hedgehog (Erinaceus concolor), badger (Meles meles), pine marten (Martes martes), beech marten (Martes foina) and common ferret (Mustela putorius) are also nocturnal. Golden jackal (Canis aureus) is present in recent years. Well known among local residents is red fox (Vulpes vulpes). Among rodents red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) and fat dormouse (Glis glis) are the most important for distribution of seeds of beech and oak on new areas.