Endangered Mammals of South America
Show mammals in South America with profiles available.
Show all mammals of concern in South America.
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Common Name Range ***
Amazonian Manatee South America (Amazon R. Basin)
Andean Bear Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela
Andean Cat Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Peru
Andean Night Monkey Peru
Andean Titi Monkey Peru
Aquatic Rat Ecuador
Bald Uakari Brazil, Colombia, Peru
Bearded Saki Brazil
Black-faced Black Spider Monkey Bolivia, Brazil, Peru
Blackbuck Argentina
Brazilian Three-toed Sloth Brazil
Brown-headed Spider Monkey Colombia, Ecuador
Bush Dog Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela
Central American Tapir Southern Mexico to Colombia and Ecuador
Chilean Dolphin Chile
Cotton-top Marmoset Costa Rica to Colombia
Darwin's Fox Chile (Los Lagos)
European Rabbit South America
Giant Armadillo Guyana to Argentina, Venezuela
Giant Otter South America
Golden Lion Tamarin Brazil
Hooded Seal South America
Indo-pacific Hump-backed Dolphin South America
Jaguar Central and South America
Little Spotted Cat Costa Rica to Northern Argentina
Long-tailed Otter South America
Maned Wolf Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay
Mantled Howler Monkey Mexico to South America
Margay Central and South America
Marine Otter Peru south to Straits of Magellan
Ocelot USA (Arizona, Texas) to Central and South America
Pink Fairy Armadillo Argentina
Pudu Southern South America
Short-tailed Chinchilla Bolivia
Southern River Otter Argentina, Chile
Thin-spined Porcupine Brazil
Vicuna South America (Andes)
West Indian Manatee South America
Woolly Spider Monkey Brazil
Yellow-tailed Woolly Monkey Andes of Northern Peru

**What mammals are listed here?:

The South America section of this site lists the folllowing mammals appearing on select endangered species lists:
  • Mammals that dwell in or migrate to any part of the South American continent and nearby islands.
  • Mammals dwelling in the Amazon Basin.

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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