Endangered Mammals of Africa
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Show all mammals of concern in Africa.
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Common Name Range ***
Abbott's Duiker Tanzania
Aberdare Mole Shrew Kenya
Addax North Africa
Aders' Duiker Kenya, Tanzania
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)
Ankarana Sportive Lemur Madagascar
Avahi Malagasy Republic (Madagascar)
Aye-aye Malagasy Republic (Madagascar)
Back-striped Sportive Lemur Madagascar
Bale Monkey Ethiopia
Barbary Serval Algeria
Barbary Sheep Africa
Black Colobus Monkey Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Republic of Congo
Black Rhinoceros Sub-saharan Africa
Black-faced Impala Angola, Namibia
Black-footed Cat Southern Africa
Bongo Africa
Bontebok South Africa
Brown Hyena Southern Africa
Cameroon Clawless Otter Cameroon, Nigeria
Cheetah Africa to India
Chimpanzee Africa
Clarke's Gazelle Ethiopia, Somalia
Coquerel's Sifaka Madagascar
Cuvier's Gazelle Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia
Dama Gazelle Africa
Diana Monkey Coastal West Africa
Dorcas Gazelle Algeria, Morocco, Somalia, Tunisia
Drill Equatorial West Africa
Dugong East Africa to Southern Japan
Eastern Gorilla Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
Ethiopian Wolf Ethiopia
Eurasian Otter Africa
European Rabbit Africa
Fork-crowned Lemur Madagascar
Grevy's Zebra Ethiopia, Kenya
Hairy-eared Dwarf Lemur Madagascar
Hartebeest Egypt, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan
Indo-pacific Hump-backed Dolphin Africa
Leopard Africa
Malagasy Giant Jumping Rat Madagascar
Mandrill Equatorial West Africa
Mediterranean Horseshoe Bat Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia
Mediterranean Monk Seal Mediterranean Sea, Northwest African Coast and Black Sea
Mountain Zebra Namibia, South Africa
Pygmy Chimpanzee Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
Pygmy Mouse Lemur Madagascar
Red Deer Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia
Red-eared Nose-spotted Monkey Cameroon, Fernando Po, Nigeria
Ring-tailed Lemur Malagasy Republic (Madagascar)
Rodrigues Fruit Bat Indian Ocean (Rodrigues Island)
Sambar Deer Africa
Sand Cat Africa
Slender-horned Gazelle Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Sudan
Striped Hyena Asia, Africa, and the Middle East
Western Barbastelle Africa
Western Giant Eland Senegal to Ivory Coast
Western Lowland Gorilla Central and Western Africa
White Rhinoceros Africa
White-throated Guenon Western Nigeria
Zanzibar Suni Zanzibar (and nearby islands)

**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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