The Bulgan Gol (River) Natural Reserve was established in 1965 in Hovd aimag's Bulgan soum in order to preserve the population of  Eurasian Beavers Silver-Tipped Black Sable Stone Marten Mongolian Agama , and more. Located on Mongolia's southwestern national border with China, 250 km from Hovd City, the 1,480-hectare reserve. The area has become a key piece of a major conservation effort to preserve Mongolia's indigenous Eurasian beaver ("minj" in Mongolian) population. Beavers taken from the Bulgan River region (Zungarian Gobi) were re-distributed to the Hovd River and the Tes River (in Uvs aimag) to create new communities there, and allow the region's beaver population to grow beyond the constraints of what the Bulgan River could support. In addition, Torguud ethic group who live around the area their tradition and lifestyle is attractive.