Endangered Mammals of Africa
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Show all mammals of concern in Africa.
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Common Name Range ***
Addax North Africa
African Elephant Africa
African Lion Africa, Asia
African Wild Ass Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan
African Wild Dog Sub-saharan Africa
Aye-aye Malagasy Republic (Madagascar)
Barbary Serval Algeria
Black Rhinoceros Sub-saharan 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
Dorcas Gazelle Algeria, Arabian Peninsula, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Morocco, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia
Dugong East Africa to Southern Japan
Ethiopian Wolf Ethiopia
Fork-crowned Lemur Madagascar
Hairy-eared Dwarf Lemur Madagascar
Leopard Africa, Asia, Middle East
Malagasy Giant Jumping Rat Madagascar
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-eared Nose-spotted Monkey Cameroon, Fernando Po, Nigeria
Rodrigues Fruit Bat Indian Ocean (Rodrigues Island)
Sand Cat Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
Slender-horned Gazelle Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Sudan
Striped Hyena Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, Europe
Western Giant Eland Senegal to Ivory Coast
Western Lowland Gorilla Central and Western 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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