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
Atlantic Humpbacked Dolphin Angola, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mauritania, Nigeria, Republic of Congo, Senegal, Western Sahara
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
Bioko Forest Shrew Equatorial Guinea
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-clawed Brush-furred Rat Ethiopia
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
Buettikofer's Shrew Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria
Burton's Vlei Rat Cameroon
Buxton's Jird Egypt
Cameroon Clawless Otter Cameroon, Nigeria
Cameroon Climbing Mouse Cameroon
Cameroon Soft-furred Mouse Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea
Cameroonian Forest Shrew Cameroon, Nigeria
Cameroonian Shrew Cameroon
Charming Thicket Rat Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Uganda
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 Giant Mouse Lemur Madagascar
Coquerel's Sifaka Madagascar
Crested Genet Nigeria
Crossley's Dwarf Lemur Madagascar
Crowned 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 Graaff's Praomys Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda
De Winton's Golden Mole South Africa
Decken's Horseshoe Bat Kenya, Tanzania
Delany's Swamp Mouse Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
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
East African Highland Shrew Kenya, Tanzania
East African Little Collared Fruit Bat Kenya, Tanzania, Zimbabwe
Eastern Gorilla Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
Eastern Rufous Mouse Lemur Madagascar
Eisentraut's Mouse Shrew Equatorial Guinea
Eisentraut's Shrew Cameroon
Eisentraut's Striped Mouse Cameroon
Ethiopian Amphibious Rat Ethiopia
Ethiopian Thicket Rat Ethiopia
Ethiopian Wolf Ethiopia
Eurasian Otter Africa
European Rabbit Africa
Father Basilio's Striped Mouse Equatorial Guinea
Felten's Myotis Algeria, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia
Forest Thicket Rat Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Uganda
Fork-crowned Lemur Madagascar
Fossa Madagascar
Four-toed Jerboa Egypt, Libya
Fynbos Golden Mole South Africa
Geata Mouse Shrew Tanzania
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 Thicket Rat Kenya
Giant-striped Mongoose Madagascar
Glass's Shrew Ethiopia
Golden Bamboo Lemur Malagasy Republic (Madagascar)
Golden-crowned Sifaka Madagascar
Golden-rumped Elephant Shrew Kenya
Goodman's Mouse Lemur Madagascar
Gotel Mountain Soft-furred Mouse Nigeria
Grandidier's Trident Bat Madagascar
Gray Bamboo Lemur Malagasy Republic (Madagascar)
Gray Mouse Lemur Madagascar
Gray-faced Sengi Tanzania
Greater Bamboo Lemur Madagascar
Greater Dwarf Lemur Madagascar
Greater Large-headed Shrew Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
Greater Mascarene Flying Fox Indian Ocean (Mauritius - Reunion Island)
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
Gunning's Golden Mole South Africa
Guramba Shrew Ethiopia
Hairy-eared Dwarf Lemur Madagascar
Hairy-tailed Tree Rat Madagascar
Harenna Shrew Ethiopia
Hartebeest Egypt, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan
Hartwig's Soft-furred Mouse Cameroon
Highveld Golden Mole South Africa, Swaziland
Hildegarde's Tomb Bat Kenya, Tanzania
Hill's Horseshoe Bat Rwanda
Himalayan Tahr South Africa
Hoogstraal's Gerbil Morocco
Howell's Forest Shrew Tanzania
Hunter's Antelope Kenya, Somalia
Indo-pacific Hump-backed Dolphin Africa
Indri Malagasy Republic (Madagascar)
Isalo Serotine Bat 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
Jones' Roundleaf Bat Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Sierra Leone
Juliana's Golden Mole South Africa
Kafue Mole Rat Zambia
Kahuzi Swamp Shrew Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Uganda
Kemp's Thicket Rat Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda
Kihaule's Mouse Shrew Tanzania
Kilimanjaro Mouse Shrew Tanzania
King Colobus Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Sierra Leone
Kipunji Tanzania
Kivu Long-haired Shrew Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda
Kivu Shrew Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
L'hoest's Monkey Cameroon, Upper eastern Congo R. Basin
Lamotte's Roundleaf Bat Guinea
Large Iron-gray Dwarf Lemur Madagascar
Large-eared Free-tailed Bat Africa
Large-headed Forest Shrew Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Nigeria
Leopard Africa
Lesser Dwarf Lemur Madagascar
Lesser Kudu Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda
Liberian Mongoose Cote d'Ivoire, Liberia
Long-fingered Bat Africa
Long-tailed Big-footed Mouse Madagascar
Long-tailed Forest Shrew South Africa
Lowland Red Forest Rat Madagascar
Lucina's Shrew Ethiopia
Maclaud's Horseshoe Bat Guinea
Macmillan's Shrew Ethiopia
Madagascan Flying Fox Madagascar
Madagascan Fruit Bat Madagascar
Madagascan Rousette Madagascar
Madame Berthe's Mouse Lemur Madagascar
Malagasy Civet Madagascar
Malagasy Giant Jumping Rat Madagascar
Malagasy Mongoose Madagascar
Malagasy Narrow-striped Mongoose Madagascar
Mandrill Equatorial West Africa
Manenguba Shrew Cameroon
Marley's Golden Mole South Africa
Mediterranean Horseshoe Bat Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia
Mediterranean Monk Seal Mediterranean Sea, Northwest African Coast and Black Sea
Medium-tailed Brush-furred Rat Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
Mehely's Horseshoe Bat Africa
Milne-Edward's Sifaka Madagascar
Milne-Edwards's Sportive Lemur Madagascar
Mittendorf's Striped Grass Mouse Cameroon
Mittermeier's Mouse Lemur Madagascar
Mongoose Lemur Indian Ocean (Comoros), Madagascar
Montane Mouse Shrew Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Uganda
Montane Shaggy Rat Uganda
Moon Forest Shrew Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
Moon Striped Mouse Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Uganda
Mount Kahuzi African Climbing Mouse Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
Mountain Dwarf Galago Kenya, Tanzania
Mountain Nyala Ethiopia
Mountain Shrew Tenrec Madagascar
Mountain Zebra Namibia, South Africa
Mt. Kenya Mole Shrew Kenya
Mt. Lefo Brush-furred Rat Cameroon
Mt. Oku Kylomyscus Cameroon
Mt. Oku Rat Cameroon
Nasolo's Shrew Tenrec Madagascar
Natal Free-tailed Bat Indian Ocean (Reunion), Mauritius
Nile Lechwe Ethiopia, Sudan
Nimba Otter Shrew Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia
Nimba Shrew Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
Niobe's Shrew Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Uganda
Northern Rufous Mouse Lemur Madagascar
Northern Shrew Tenrec Madagascar
Northern Sportive Lemur Madagascar
Nubian Ibex Egypt, Sudan
Okapi Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
Oku Mouse Shrew Cameroon
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
Pennant's Red Colobus Equatorial Guinea (Bioko), Nigeria, Republic of Congo
Perrier's Sifaka Madagascar
Peterson's Free-tailed Bat Cameroon, Ghana
Petter's Tuft-tailed Rat Madagascar
Pohle's Fruit Bat Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Liberia, Republic of Congo
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
Rahm's Brush-furred Rat Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
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 Brown Lemur Madagascar
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)
Robust Golden Mole South Africa
Rodrigues Fruit Bat Indian Ocean (Rodrigues Island)
Rondo Bushbaby Tanzania
Rough-haired Golden Mole South Africa
Rumpi Mouse Shrew Cameroon
Rusty-gray Lesser Bamboo Lemur Madagascar
Ruwenzori Horseshoe Bat Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
Ruwenzori Shrew Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
Rwenzori Otter Shrew Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Uganda
Sahamalaza Sportive Lemur Madagascar
Sambar Deer Africa
Sambirano Mouse Lemur Madagascar
Sand Cat Africa
Sanford's Brown Lemur Madagascar
Sanje Crested Mangabey Tanzania
Sao Tome Collared Fruit Bat Sao Tome and Principe
Sao Tome Free-tailed Bat Sao Tome and Principe
Sao Tome Shrew Sao Tome and Principe
Scimitar-horned Oryx North Africa
Sclater's Monkey Nigeria
Sclater's Tiny Mouse Shrew South Africa
Scott's Mouse-eared Bat Ethiopia
Seychelles Sheath-tailed Bat Indian Ocean (Seychelles)
Short-tailed Brush-furred Rat Ethiopia
Short-tailed Roundleaf Bat Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea
Sibree's Dwarf Lemur Madagascar
Silky Sifaka Madagascar
Simmon's Mouse Lemur Madagascar
Slender-horned Gazelle Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Sudan
Small Iron-gray Dwarf Lemur Madagascar
Small-toothed Sportive Lemur Madagascar
Smoky White-toothed Shrew Kenya
Soemmerring's Gazelle Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia
Sokoke Bushy-tailed Mongoose Kenya, Tanzania
Sooty Mangabey Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Senegal, Sierra Leone
Southern Flat-tailed Dwarf Lemur Madagascar
Speke's Gazelle Somalia
Straw-coloured Fruit Bat Africa
Striped Hyena Asia, Africa, and the Middle East
Striped Roundleaf Bat Angola, Botswana, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Ethiopia, Guinea, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Sun-tailed Monkey Gabon
Svynnerton's Bush Squirrel Tanzania
Taita Shrew Kenya
Tana River Mangabey Kenya
Tana River Red Colobus Monkey Kenya
Tanzanian Shrew Tanzania
Tanzanian Vlei Rat Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia
Tanzanian Woolly Bat Tanzania
Tarella Shrew Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Uganda
Telford's Shrew Tanzania
Temnick's Ground Pangolin Africa
Thomson's Gazelle Kenya, Tanzania
Tree Shrew Tenrec Madagascar
Udzungwa Red Colobus Tanzania
Upland Horseshoe Bat Cameroon, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria
Usambara Shrew Tanzania
Van der Decken's Sifaka Madagascar
Van Zyl's Golden Mole South Africa
Verreaux's Sifaka Madagascar
Vincent's Bush Squirrel Mozambique
Volcano Shrew Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
Walia Ibex Ethiopia
Weasel Lemur Madagascar
West African Manatee Africa
West African Red Colobus Cote d'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Senegal, Sierra Leone
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 Vlei Rat Cameroon, Nigeria
Western Woolly Lemur Madagascar
White Rhinoceros Africa
White-collared Brown Lemur Madagascar
White-collared Mangabey Nigeria to Gabon, Senegal to Ghana
White-footed Sportive Lemur Madagascar
White-fronted Brown Lemur Madagascar
White-tailed Mouse Lesotho, South Africa
White-thighed Colobus Benin, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Togo
White-throated Guenon Western Nigeria
White-tipped Tuft-tailed Rat Madagascar
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.

Disclaimer:
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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