Endangered Reptiles of the Middle East
| Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones
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|Afghan Tortoise||Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, China, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan|
|African Spurred Tortoise||Chad, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Mali, Mauritania, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan|
|Be'er Sheva Fringe-fingered Lizard||Israel (Palestinian Territory, Occupied)|
|Bengal Monitor||Afghanistan, Burma, India, Iran, Iraq, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam|
|Black Sea Viper||Turkey|
|Caucasian Viper||Georgia (Eurasia), Russia, Turkey|
|Common Tortoise||Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East|
|Crowned River Turtle||Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan|
|Cyprus Whip Snake||Cyprus|
|Cyrtopodion amictopholis||Lebanon, Syria|
|Darevsky's Viper||Armenia, Turkey|
|Desert Monitor||Asia, Africa, and the Middle East|
|Egyptian Tortoise||Egypt, Libya|
|Euphrates Softshell Turtle||Iran, Iraq, Syria, Turkey|
|Ganges Soft-shelled Turtle||Bangladesh, India, Pakistan|
|Gavial||Bangladesh, Burma, India, Nepal, Pakistan|
|Gunther's Cylindrical Skink||Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria|
|Indian Softshell Turtle||India, Pakistan|
|Lacerta clarkorum||Georgia (Eurasia), Turkey|
|Lacerta kulzeri||Jordan, Lebanon, Syria|
|Lar Valley Viper||Iran|
|Large-headed Water Snake||Azerbaijan, Georgia (Eurasia), Russia, Turkey|
|Lebanon Viper||Lebanon, Syria|
|Leopard Fringe-fingered Lizard||Egypt, Libya|
|Loggerhead Sea Turtle||Australia, Central and South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and North America, Middle East, Oceanic|
|Mount Bulgar Viper||Turkey|
|Mugger Crocodile||Bangladesh, India, Iraq, Pakistan, Sri Lanka|
|Narrow-headed Softshell Turtle||Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Pakistan|
|Negev Tortoise||Egypt, Israel|
|Peacock Soft-shelled Turtle||Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan|
|Philochortus zolii||Egypt, Libya|
|Savigny's Agama||Egypt, Israel|
|Schreiber's Fringe-fingered Lizard||Cyprus, Israel, Lebanon, Turkey|
|Spotted Pond Turtle||North India, Pakistan|
|Telescopus hoogstraali||Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Palestinian Territory, Occupied|
|Yellow Monitor||West Pakistan through India to Bangladesh|
|More creatures in the Middle East:|
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Worms | Clams | Crustaceans | Snails | Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones | Plants
***What reptiles are listed here?:The Middle East section of this site lists the folllowing reptiles appearing on select endangered species lists:
- Reptiles that dwell in or migrate to any area considered apart of the Middle East.
- Reptiles that dwell in the Arabian Peninsula.
- Reptiles of Cyprus.
- Reptiles of Egypt, Israel or any other transcontinental (with Africa or Asia) area.
- Reptiles of the Mediterranean Sea and its islands.
- Reptiles of the Palearctic.
- Reptiles of Saudi Arabia.
In some cases, the creatures listed in this section may also be found on other continents or in other areas, which is why you may see additional areas noted in the range column.Disclaimer:
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
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