Endangered Mammals of Africa
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Common Name Range ***
Abbott's Duiker Tanzania
Aberdare Mole Shrew Kenya
Addax North Africa
Aders' Duiker Kenya, Tanzania
Aellen's Roundleaf Bat Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia
African Elephant Africa
African Golden Cat Africa
African Lion Africa
African White-bellied Pangolin Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia
African Wild Ass Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan
African Wild Dog Sub-saharan Africa
Alaotran Gentle Lemur Malagasy Republic (Madagascar)
Aldabra Flying-fox Indian Ocean (Seychelles)
Andaman Spiny Shrew Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Nigeria
Angolan Epauletted Fruit Bat Angola, Namibia
Ankarana Sportive Lemur Madagascar
Ansell's Shrew Zambia
Antafia Sportive Lemur Malagasy Republic (Madagascar)
Aquatic Tenrec Madagascar
Arend's Golden Mole Mozambique, Zimbabwe
Arrogant Shrew Cameroon, Kenya
Avahi Malagasy Republic (Madagascar)
Awash Multimammate Mouse Ethiopia
Aye-aye Malagasy Republic (Madagascar)
Babault's Mouse Shrew Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Uganda
Back-striped Sportive Lemur Madagascar
Baer's Wood Mouse Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Sierra Leone
Bailey's Shrew Ethiopia
Bale Monkey Ethiopia
Bale Shrew Ethiopia
Barbary Macaque Algeria, Morocco
Barbary Serval Algeria
Barbary Sheep Africa
Barbour's Vlei Rat Kenya, Uganda
Beira Antelope Ethiopia, Somalia
Beisa Oryx Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania
Bemaraha Woolly Lemur Madagascar
Big-headed Mole Rat Ethiopia
Black And Rufous Elephant Shrew Kenya, Tanzania
Black Colobus Monkey Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Republic of Congo
Black Crested Mangabey Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
Black Lemur Madagascar
Black Rhinoceros Sub-saharan Africa
Black-and-white Ruffed Lemur Malagasy Republic (Madagascar)
Black-faced Impala Angola, Namibia
Black-footed Cat Southern Africa
Blick's Grass Rat Ethiopia
Bongo Africa
Bontebok South Africa
Bourlon's Genet Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
Broad-striped Mongoose Madagascar
Brown Hyena Southern Africa
Brown-tailed Mongoose Madagascar
Burton's Vlei Rat Cameroon
Buxton's Jird Egypt
Cameroon Clawless Otter Cameroon, Nigeria
Cameroon Soft-furred Mouse Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea
Cameroonian Forest Shrew Cameroon, Nigeria
Checkered Sengi Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia
Cheetah Africa to India
Chimpanzee Africa
Clarke's Gazelle Ethiopia, Somalia
Collared Brown Lemur Madagascar
Commerson's Leaf-nosed Bat Madagascar
Common Bentwing Bat Africa
Common Brown Lemur Indian Ocean (Comoros), Madagascar, Mayotte
Common Hippopotamus Africa
Comoro Black Flying Fox Indian Ocean (Comoros)
Comoro Rousette Indian Ocean (Comoros)
Congo Shrew Tanzania
Coquerel's Sifaka Madagascar
Crossley's Dwarf Lemur Madagascar
Crowned Sifaka Madagascar
Cuvier's Gazelle Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia
Dama Gazelle Africa
Dark-brown Serotine Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Republic of Congo, Sierra Leone
De Winton's Golden Mole South Africa
Delectable Soft-furred Mouse Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia
Desperate Shrew Tanzania
Diademed Sifaka Madagascar
Diana Monkey Coastal West Africa
Dieterlen's Brush-furred Mouse Cameroon
Dorcas Gazelle Algeria, Morocco, Somalia, Tunisia
Drill Equatorial West Africa
Dryad Monkey Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
Dugong East Africa to Southern Japan
Duthie's Golden Mole South Africa
Eastern Gorilla Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
Eastern Rufous Mouse Lemur Madagascar
Ethiopian Amphibious Rat Ethiopia
Ethiopian Wolf Ethiopia
Eurasian Otter Africa
European Rabbit Africa
Felten's Myotis Algeria, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia
Fork-crowned Lemur Madagascar
Fossa Madagascar
Four-toed Jerboa Egypt, Libya
Gelada Baboon Ethiopia
Gerenuk Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania
Giant Golden Mole South Africa
Giant Ground Pangolin Africa
Giant Noctule Bat Africa
Giant Sable Antelope Angola
Giant-striped Mongoose Madagascar
Golden Bamboo Lemur Malagasy Republic (Madagascar)
Golden-crowned Sifaka Madagascar
Golden-rumped Elephant Shrew Kenya
Goodman's Mouse Lemur Madagascar
Gray Bamboo Lemur Malagasy Republic (Madagascar)
Gray Mouse Lemur Madagascar
Greater Bamboo Lemur Madagascar
Greater Dwarf Lemur Madagascar
Grevy's Zebra Ethiopia, Kenya
Guinea Baboon Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Senegal
Guinean Horseshoe Bat Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Senegal, Sierra Leone
Guramba Shrew Ethiopia
Hairy-eared Dwarf Lemur Madagascar
Hairy-tailed Tree Rat Madagascar
Harenna Shrew Ethiopia
Hartebeest Egypt, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan
Highveld Golden Mole South Africa, Swaziland
Hildegarde's Tomb Bat Kenya, Tanzania
Himalayan Tahr South Africa
Indo-pacific Hump-backed Dolphin Africa
Indri Malagasy Republic (Madagascar)
Jackson's Mongoose Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
Javan Rusa Indian Ocean (Reunion), Mauritius
Jenkins' Shrew Tenrec Madagascar
Jentink's Duiker Ivory Coast (Africa), Liberia, Sierra Leone
Johnston's Genet Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia
Jolly's Mouse Lemur Madagascar
Kemp's Thicket Rat Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda
Kipunji Tanzania
L'hoest's Monkey Cameroon, Upper eastern Congo R. Basin
Large-eared Free-tailed Bat Africa
Leopard Africa
Lesser Dwarf Lemur Madagascar
Long-fingered Bat Africa
Long-tailed Forest Shrew South Africa
Maclaud's Horseshoe Bat Guinea
Madagascan Flying Fox Madagascar
Madame Berthe's Mouse Lemur Madagascar
Malagasy Giant Jumping Rat Madagascar
Mandrill Equatorial West Africa
Marley's Golden Mole South Africa
Mediterranean Horseshoe Bat Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia
Mediterranean Monk Seal Mediterranean Sea, Northwest African Coast and Black Sea
Mehely's Horseshoe Bat Africa
Milne-Edward's Sifaka Madagascar
Milne-Edwards's Sportive Lemur Madagascar
Mittermeier's Mouse Lemur Madagascar
Mongoose Lemur Indian Ocean (Comoros), Madagascar
Montane Mouse Shrew Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Uganda
Moon Striped Mouse Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Uganda
Mountain Dwarf Galago Kenya, Tanzania
Mountain Nyala Ethiopia
Mountain Zebra Namibia, South Africa
Mt. Lefo Brush-furred Rat Cameroon
Nile Lechwe Ethiopia, Sudan
Nimba Otter Shrew Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia
Northern Rufous Mouse Lemur Madagascar
Northern Sportive Lemur Madagascar
Nubian Ibex Egypt, Sudan
Okapi Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
Olive Colobus Benin, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo
Owl-faced Monkey Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda
Pemba Flying Fox Tanzania
Perrier's Sifaka Madagascar
Preuss' Red Colobus Monkey Cameroon
Preuss's Monkey Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea (Bioko), Nigeria
Puku Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia
Pygmy Chimpanzee Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
Pygmy Hippopotamus Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
Pygmy Mouse Lemur Madagascar
Randrianasoli's Sportive Lemur Madagascar
Ravelobe Mouse Lemur Madagascar
Red Deer Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia
Red Ruffed Lemur Malagasy Republic (Madagascar)
Red-and-gray Mouse Lemur Madagascar
Red-bellied Lemur Madagascar
Red-eared Nose-spotted Monkey Cameroon, Fernando Po, Nigeria
Red-fronted Gazelle Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan
Red-tailed Sportive Lemur Malagasy Republic (Madagascar)
Ring-tailed Lemur Malagasy Republic (Madagascar)
Riverine Rabbit South Africa (Northern Cape Province, Western Cape Province)
Rodrigues Fruit Bat Indian Ocean (Rodrigues Island)
Rondo Bushbaby Tanzania
Rough-haired Golden Mole South Africa
Rumpi Mouse Shrew Cameroon
Sahamalaza Sportive Lemur Madagascar
Sambar Deer Africa
Sambirano Mouse Lemur Madagascar
Sand Cat Africa
Sao Tome Collared Fruit Bat Sao Tome and Principe
Scimitar-horned Oryx North Africa
Scott's Mouse-eared Bat Ethiopia
Short-tailed Brush-furred Rat Ethiopia
Sibree's Dwarf Lemur Madagascar
Silky Sifaka Madagascar
Slender-horned Gazelle Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Sudan
Small Iron-gray Dwarf Lemur Madagascar
Small-toothed Sportive Lemur Madagascar
Straw-coloured Fruit Bat Africa
Striped Hyena Asia, Africa, and the Middle East
Sun-tailed Monkey Gabon
Tana River Mangabey Kenya
Tana River Red Colobus Monkey Kenya
Tanzanian Vlei Rat Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia
Tanzanian Woolly Bat Tanzania
Temnick's Ground Pangolin Africa
Upland Horseshoe Bat Cameroon, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria
Van der Decken's Sifaka Madagascar
Verreaux's Sifaka Madagascar
Vincent's Bush Squirrel Mozambique
Walia Ibex Ethiopia
Weasel Lemur Madagascar
West African Manatee Africa
Western Barbastelle Africa
Western Giant Eland Senegal to Ivory Coast
Western Lesser Bamboo Lemur Malagasy Republic (Madagascar)
Western Lowland Gorilla Central and Western Africa
Western Woolly Lemur Madagascar
White Rhinoceros Africa
White-collared Mangabey Nigeria to Gabon, Senegal to Ghana
White-footed Sportive Lemur Madagascar
White-tailed Mouse Lesotho, South Africa
White-thighed Colobus Benin, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Togo
White-throated Guenon Western Nigeria
Wimmer's Shrew Cote d'Ivoire
Yalden's Desmomys Ethiopia
Zambian Mole Rat Zambia
Zanzibar Red Colobus Monkey Tanzania
Zanzibar Suni Zanzibar (and nearby islands)
Zebra Duiker Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
Ziama Horseshoe Bat Guinea, Liberia

**What mammals are listed here?:

The Africa section of this site lists the folllowing mammals appearing on select endangered species lists:
  • Mammals that dwell in or migrate to any nation or region found on the African continent.
  • Mammals dwelling in or that travel to the Mediterranean Sea and any islands located in the Mediterranean Sea.
  • Mammals dwelling in or that migrate to Madagascar and nearby islands (to the southwest of India or east of Madagascar).
  • Mammals dwelling in or that migrate to North Atlantic islands off the western coast of Africa.

This list combines species from several endangered species lists. Using the total count of species found on this site as an official count of endangered species of the world is not recommended. For more information on what creatures are listed on this site, please visit our About EEC page.

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