Endangered Reptiles of South America
Show reptiles in South America with profiles available.
Show all reptiles of concern in South America.
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Common Name Range ***
American Crocodile Central and South America
Black Caiman Amazon Basin
Galapagos Tortoise Ecuador (Galapagos Islands)
Loggerhead Sea Turtle Central and South America

**What reptiles are listed here?:

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