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 Cat Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Peru
Bald Uakari Brazil, Colombia, Peru
Giant Armadillo Guyana to Argentina, Venezuela
Giant Otter South America
Golden Lion Tamarin Brazil
Jaguar Arizona, California, Central and South America, Louisiana, Mexico, New Mexico, Texas
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, Mexico
Marine Otter Peru south to Straits of Magellan
Ocelot USA (Arizona, Texas) to Central and South America
Short-tailed Chinchilla Bolivia
Southern River Otter Argentina, Chile
Thin-spined Porcupine Brazil
West Indian Manatee Caribbean Sea, South America, Southeastern USA
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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