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Note/Disclaimer: This list is made possible through a database keyword search/filtering process which may not be 100% accurate. Therefore, all endangered species of Namibia may not be listed here. For a complete list of endangered species in Africa, browse the Africa endangered species list.

Endangered species found in Namibia:

This list combines species from several endangered species lists. Using the total at the bottom of this page 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 Us page.

 Species NameScientific NameGroupRange
1. Afrcan White-backed Vulture Gyps africanus Birds Africa
2. African Black Oystercatcher Haematopus moquini Birds Angola, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa
3. African Elephant Loxodonta africana Mammals Africa
4. African Lion Panthera leo Mammals Africa, Asia
5. African Penguin Spheniscus demersus Birds Angola, Gabon, Mozambique, Namibia, Republic of Congo, South Africa
6. African Skimmer Rynchops flavirostris Birds Africa, Asia, Middle East
7. Aloe ramosissima Aloe ramosissima Plants Namibia, South Africa
8. Aloe pillansii Aloe pillansii Plants Namibia, South Africa
9. Aloe erinacea Aloe erinacea Plants Namibia
10. Angolan Epauletted Fruit Bat Epomophorus angolensis Mammals Angola, Namibia
11. Angular Rough Shark Oxynotus centrina Fishes Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
12. Antimima eendornensis Antimima eendornensis Plants Namibia
13. Atlantic Petrel Pterodroma incerta Birds Argentina, Brazil, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), Namibia, South Africa, St. Helena, United States/US Territory, Uruguay
14. Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross Thalassarche chlororhynchos Birds Angola, Argentina, Brazil, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, St. Helena, Uruguay
15. Bank Cormorant Phalacrocorax neglectus Birds Namibia, South Africa
16. Bartholina etheliae Bartholina etheliae Plants Namibia
17. Bellamya monardi Bellamya monardi Snails Angola, Namibia
18. Berger's Cape Tortoise Homopus bergeri Reptiles Namibia
19. Bigeye Tuna Thunnus obesus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America - Including United States (Hawaii), Oceanic, South America
20. Black Harrier Circus maurus Birds Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland
21. Black Rhinoceros Diceros bicornis Mammals Sub-saharan Africa
22. Black-browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophrys Birds Africa, Antarctica, Australia, Europe, Oceanic, South America
23. Black-faced Impala Aepyceros melampus petersi Mammals Angola, Namibia
24. Black-footed Cat Felis nigripes Mammals Southern Africa
25. Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic
26. Black-winged Pratincole Glareola nordmanni Birds Africa to Asia
27. Blackchin Guitarfish Rhinobatos cemiculus Fishes Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
28. Blue Crane Grus paradisea Birds Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zimbabwe
29. Bottlenose Skate Rostroraja alba Fishes Africa, Europe
30. Bronze Whaler Carcharhinus brachyurus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
31. Brown Hyena Parahyaena brunnea Mammals Southern Africa
32. Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis Birds Africa, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
33. Cape Cormorant Phalacrocorax capensis Birds Angola, Mozambique, Namibia, Republic of Congo, South Africa
34. Cape Gannet Morus capensis Birds Africa, Australia
35. Cape Shark Squalus acanthias Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
36. Cataract Hooktail Paragomphus cataractae Insects Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe
37. Cheetah  WATCH A LIVE CHEETAH Acinonyx jubatus Mammals Africa to India
38. Chestnut-banded Plover Charadrius pallidus Birds Angola, Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
39. Cinderella Waxbill Estrilda thomensis Birds Angola, Namibia
40. Common Guitarfish Rhinobatos rhinobatos Fishes Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
41. Common Hippopotamus Hippopotamus amphibius Mammals Africa
42. Conophytum halenbergense Conophytum halenbergense Plants Namibia
43. Cromidon pusillum Cromidon pusillum Plants Namibia
44. Crowned Cormorant Phalacrocorax coronatus Birds Namibia, South Africa
45. Damara Tern Sterna balaenarum Birds Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, Namibia, Nigeria, Republic of Congo, South Africa, Togo
46. Deepwater Spiny Dogfish Centrophorus squamosus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe
47. Denham's Bustard Neotis denhami Birds Africa
48. Desert Rain Frog Breviceps macrops Amphibians Namibia, South Africa
49. Dusky Grouper Epinephelus marginatus Fishes Africa, Europe, Middle East, South America
50. Egyptian Vulture  WATCH A LIVE EGYPTIAN VULTURE Neophron percnopterus Birds Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East
51. Elephantorrhiza rangei Elephantorrhiza rangei Plants Namibia
52. Eriospermum halenbergense Eriospermum halenbergense Plants Namibia
53. Euphorbia namuskluftensis Euphorbia namuskluftensis Plants Namibia
54. Euphorbia leistneri Euphorbia leistneri Plants Namibia
55. Euphorbia otjipembana Euphorbia otjipembana Plants Namibia
56. Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
57. Eurasian Peregrine Falcon  WATCH A LIVE EURASIAN PEREGRINE FALCON Falco peregrinus peregrinus Birds Eurasia south to Africa and Mideast
58. European Rabbit Oryctolagus cuniculus Mammals Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (including United States), South America
59. Euryops mucosus Euryops mucosus Plants Namibia
60. Frilled Shark Chlamydoselachus anguineus Fishes Angola, Australia, Chile, France, Guyana, Japan, Mauritania, Morocco, Namibia, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal (Madeira), South Africa, Spain, United Kingdom, United States (California)
61. Gazania thermalis Gazania thermalis Plants Namibia
62. Golden Cave Catfish Clarias cavernicola Fishes Namibia
63. Gray Nurse Shark Carcharias taurus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
64. Gray Petrel Procellaria cinerea Birds Africa, Antarctica, Australia, Oceanic, South America
65. Gray-headed Albatross Thalassarche chrysostoma Birds Africa, Antarctica, Australia, Oceanic, South America
66. Great Snipe Gallinago media Birds Africa, Asia, Europe
67. Great White Shark Carcharodon carcharias Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), Oceanic, South America
68. Gulper Shark Centrophorus granulosus Fishes Africa, Asia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), South America
69. Jensenobotrya lossowiana Jensenobotrya lossowiana Plants Namibia
70. Juttadinteria kovisimontana Juttadinteria kovisimontana Plants Namibia
71. Lappet-faced Vulture Torgos tracheliotos Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
72. Large-eyed Rabbitfish Hydrolagus mirabilis Fishes France, Iceland, Ireland, Mauritania, Morocco, Namibia, Senegal, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom, Western Sahara
73. Largemouth Yellowfish Labeobarbus kimberleyensis Fishes Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa
74. Leopard  WATCH A LIVE LEOPARD Panthera pardus Mammals Africa, Asia, Middle East
75. Lesser Flamingo Phoeniconaias minor Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic
76. Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
77. Leucoperichaetium eremophilum Leucoperichaetium eremophilum Plants Namibia
78. Lithops francisci Lithops francisci Plants Namibia
79. Lithops werneri Lithops werneri Plants Namibia
80. Lithops optica Lithops optica Plants Namibia
81. Lithops hermetica Lithops hermetica Plants Namibia
82. Liver-oil Shark Galeorhinus galeus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), South America
83. Lobelia hereroensis Lobelia hereroensis Plants Namibia
84. Maccoa Duck Oxyura maccoa Birds Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe
85. Mountain Zebra Equus zebra Mammals Namibia, South Africa
86. Munchkin Skate Rajella caudaspinosa Fishes Namibia, South Africa
87. Namaqua Dwarf Adder Bitis schneideri Reptiles Namibia, South Africa
88. Namibia cinerea Namibia cinerea Plants Namibia
89. Oreochromis macrochir Oreochromis macrochir Fishes Angola, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe
90. Oreochromis andersonii Oreochromis andersonii Fishes Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Kenya, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
91. Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
92. Plectranthus unguentarius Plectranthus unguentarius Plants Namibia
93. Portuguese Dogfish Centroscymnus coelolepis Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory)
94. Ruschianthus falcatus Ruschianthus falcatus Plants Namibia
95. Salvin's Albatross Thalassarche salvini Birds Australia, Chile, French Southern Territories, Heard Island and McDonald Islands, Namibia, New Zealand, Peru, South Africa
96. Sawback Angelshark Squatina aculeata Fishes Africa, Europe
97. Schwantesia constanceae Schwantesia constanceae Plants Namibia
98. Sclater's Lark Spizocorys sclateri Birds Namibia, South Africa
99. Slaty Egret Egretta vinaceigula Birds Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe
100. Smoothback Angel Shark Squatina oculata Fishes Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
101. Southern Giant-petrel Macronectes giganteus Birds Africa, Antarctic, Australia, Oceanic, South America
102. Spectacled Petrel Procellaria conspicillata Birds Angola, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Namibia, South Africa, St. Helena, Uruguay
103. Straw-coloured Fruit Bat Eidolon helvum Mammals Africa, Asia, Middle East
104. Striped Roundleaf Bat Hipposideros vittatus Mammals Angola, Botswana, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Ethiopia, Guinea, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
105. Temnick's Ground Pangolin  WATCH A LIVE TEMNICK'S GROUND PANGOLIN Smutsia temminckii Mammals Africa
106. Tilapia guinasana Tilapia guinasana Fishes Namibia
107. Trachyandra peculiaris Trachyandra peculiaris Plants Namibia
108. Tristan Albatross Diomedea dabbenena Birds Angola, Argentina, Brazil, Namibia, South Africa, St. Helena, Uruguay
109. Tylecodon aurusbergensis Tylecodon aurusbergensis Plants Namibia
110. Tylecodon aridimontanus Tylecodon aridimontanus Plants Namibia
111. Wandering Albatross Diomedea exulans Birds Africa, Antarctica, Australia, Oceanic, South America
112. Wattled Crane Grus carunculatus Birds Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Ethiopia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
113. Whale Shark  WATCH A LIVE WHALE SHARK Rhincodon typus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Middle East, Oceanic, South America
114. White Rhinoceros Ceratotherium simum Mammals Africa
115. White-capped Albatross Thalassarche steadi Birds Australia, Namibia, New Zealand, South Africa
116. White-chinned Petrel Procellaria aequinoctialis Birds Africa, Antarctic, Australia, Oceanic, South America
117. White-headed Vulture Trigonoceps occipitalis Birds Africa
118. White-spotted Dogfish Scyliorhinus capensis Fishes Namibia, South Africa

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