Endangered Mammals of Central America
Show mammals in Central America with profiles available.
Show all mammals of concern in Central America.
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Common Name Range ***
Brown-headed Spider Monkey Panama
Bush Dog Panama
Central American Tapir Southern Mexico to Colombia and Ecuador
Cotton-top Marmoset Costa Rica to Colombia
Cougar North and Central America
Dwarf Hutia Cuba
Geoffroy's Spider Monkey Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama
Haitian Solenodon Dominican Republic, Haiti
Hooded Seal Central America
Jaguar Central and South America
Jaguarundi Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama
Little Spotted Cat Costa Rica to Northern Argentina
Mantled Howler Monkey Mexico to South America
Margay Central and South America
Mexican Long-nosed Bat Central America
Ocelot USA (Arizona, Texas) to Central and South America
Red-backed Squirrel Monkey Costa Rica, Panama
Sambar Deer Central America
West Indian Manatee Caribbean Sea

More endangered creatures in Central America:

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**What mammals are listed here?:

The Central America section of this site lists the folllowing mammals appearing on select endangered species lists:
  • Mammals that dwell in or migrate to any region found in Central America and any nearby islands between North and South America.
  • Mammals of the Caribbean Islands or Caribbean Sea.
  • Mammals that dwell in or migrate to the West Indies (Jamaica, Bahamas, Trinidad, etc.).

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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