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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 Sierra Leone may not be listed here. For a complete list of endangered species in Africa, browse the Africa endangered species list.

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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 Elephant Loxodonta africana Mammals Africa
3. African Golden Cat Caracal aurata Mammals Africa
4. African Gray Parrot Psittacus erithacus Birds Africa
5. African Mahogany Khaya senegalensis Plants Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Cote d'Ivoire, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Togo, Uganda
6. African Mahogany Khaya anthotheca Plants Angola, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Ghana, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Republic of Congo, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
7. African Skimmer Rynchops flavirostris Birds Africa, Asia, Middle East
8. African Slender-snouted Crocodile Crocodylus cataphractus Reptiles Western and Central Africa
9. African Walnut Lovoa trichilioides Plants Angola, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Republic of Congo, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda
10. African Wedgefish Rhynchobatus luebberti Fishes Africa
11. African White-bellied Pangolin Phataginus tricuspis Mammals Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia
12. African Wild Dog  WATCH A LIVE AFRICAN WILD DOG Lycaon pictus Mammals Sub-saharan Africa
13. Albizia ferruginea Albizia ferruginea Plants Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Nigeria, Republic of Congo, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Uganda
14. Allen's River Frog Phrynobatrachus alleni Amphibians Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone
15. Allen's Slippery Frog Conraua alleni Amphibians Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
16. Amanoa bracteosa Amanoa bracteosa Plants Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone
17. Anopyxis klaineana Anopyxis klaineana Plants Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Republic of Congo, Sierra Leone, Sudan
18. Anthonotha vignei Anthonotha vignei Plants Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone
19. Antrocaryon Antrocaryon micraster Plants Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Uganda
20. Azobe Lophira alata Plants Africa
21. Baer's Wood Mouse Hylomyscus baeri Mammals Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Sierra Leone
22. Bafodeya benna Bafodeya benna Plants Guinea, Sierra Leone
23. Berlinia occidentalis Berlinia occidentalis Plants Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone
24. Big-eyed Forest Treefrog Leptopelis macrotis Amphibians Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
25. Bigeye Tuna Thunnus obesus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America - Including United States (Hawaii), Oceanic, South America
26. Black Crowned-crane Balearica pavonina Birds Africa, Middle East
27. Black-headed Rufous Warbler Bathmocercus cerviniventris Birds Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
28. Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic
29. Blackchin Guitarfish Rhinobatos cemiculus Fishes Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
30. Bongo Tragelaphus eurycerus Mammals Africa
31. Bottlenose Skate Rostroraja alba Fishes Africa, Europe
32. Bourlon's Genet Genetta bourloni Mammals Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
33. Brown-cheeked Hornbill Bycanistes cylindricus Birds Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Togo
34. Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis Birds Africa, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
35. Chimpanzee  WATCH A LIVE CHIMPANZEE Pan troglodytes Mammals Africa
36. Cochran's Running Frog Kassina cochranae Amphibians Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
37. Common Bentwing Bat Miniopterus schreibersii Mammals Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
38. Common Guitarfish Rhinobatos rhinobatos Fishes Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
39. Common Hippopotamus Hippopotamus amphibius Mammals Africa
40. Common Sawfish Pristis pristis Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central and South America, Europe, Mexico, United States
41. Copaifera salikounda Copaifera salikounda Plants Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
42. Copper-tailed Glossy-starling Lamprotornis cupreocauda Birds Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
43. Cordia platythyrsa Cordia platythyrsa Plants Africa
44. Cryptosepalum tetraphyllum Cryptosepalum tetraphyllum Plants Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
45. Dark-brown Serotine Pipistrellus brunneus Mammals Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Republic of Congo, Sierra Leone
46. Deinbollia maxima Deinbollia maxima Plants Cameroon, Gabon, Nigeria, Sierra Leone
47. Denham's Bustard Neotis denhami Birds Africa
48. Devil Fish Manta birostris Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Hawaii, Middle East, North America, Oceanic, South America
49. Diana Monkey Cercopithecus diana Mammals Coastal West Africa
50. Drypetes afzelii Drypetes afzelii Plants Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone
51. Dusky Grouper Epinephelus marginatus Fishes Africa, Europe, Middle East, South America
52. Dwarf Crocodile Osteolaemus tetraspis Reptiles West Africa and the Congo R. Drainage
53. Entandrophragma utile Entandrophragma utile Plants Africa
54. Entandrophragma cylindricum Entandrophragma cylindricum Plants Africa
55. Entandrophragma angolense Entandrophragma angolense Plants Africa
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. Freetown Long-fingered Frog Cardioglossa aureoli Amphibians Sierra Leone
59. Garcinia kola Garcinia kola Plants Benin, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone
60. Giant Butterfly Ray Gymnura altavela Fishes Africa, Asia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
61. Giant Ground Pangolin Smutsia gigantea Mammals Africa
62. Gilbertiodendron splendidum Gilbertiodendron splendidum Plants Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Sierra Leone
63. Gilbertiodendron bilineatum Gilbertiodendron bilineatum Plants Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone
64. Gola Malimbe Malimbus ballmanni Birds Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
65. Gray Nurse Shark Carcharias taurus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), 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. Green-tailed Bristlebill Bleda eximius Birds Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
69. Guarea cedrata Guarea cedrata Plants Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Republic of Congo, Sierra Leone, Uganda
70. Guinea River Frog Phrynobatrachus guineensis Amphibians Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
71. Guinean Horseshoe Bat Rhinolophus guineensis Mammals Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Senegal, Sierra Leone
72. Hallea stipulosa Hallea stipulosa Plants Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Nigeria, Republic of Congo, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Uganda, Zambia
73. Haplormosia monophylla Haplormosia monophylla Plants Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone
74. Heritiera utilis Heritiera utilis Plants Cote d'Ivoire, Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone
75. Homalium smythei Homalium smythei Plants Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
76. Isolona deightonii Isolona deightonii Plants Ghana, Sierra Leone
77. Jentink's Duiker Cephalophus jentinki Mammals Ivory Coast (Africa), Liberia, Sierra Leone
78. Jones' Roundleaf Bat Hipposideros jonesi Mammals Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Sierra Leone
79. King Colobus Colobus polykomos Mammals Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Sierra Leone
80. Lagden's Bush-shrike Malaconotus lagdeni Birds Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Ghana, Liberia, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Uganda
81. Largetooth Sawfish Pristis perotteti Fishes Africa, Central and South America, Europe, Mexico, United States
82. Leopard  WATCH A LIVE LEOPARD Panthera pardus Mammals Africa, Asia, Middle East
83. Lesser Flamingo Phoeniconaias minor Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic
84. Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
85. Liberia River Frog Phrynobatrachus liberiensis Amphibians Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
86. Millettia warneckei Millettia warneckei Plants Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Togo
87. Monopetalanthus compactus Monopetalanthus compactus Plants Cote d'Ivoire, Liberia, Sierra Leone
88. Nauclea diderrichii Nauclea diderrichii Plants Africa
89. Neolemonniera clitandrifolia Neolemonniera clitandrifolia Plants Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone
90. Neostenanthera hamata Neostenanthera hamata Plants Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone
91. Nesogordonia papaverifera Nesogordonia papaverifera Plants Benin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Cote d'Ivoire, Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Republic of Congo, Sierra Leone
92. Night Shark Carcharhinus signatus Fishes Africa, Central America, North America (United States), South America
93. Nimba Flycatcher Melaenornis annamarulae Birds Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
94. Nimba Reed Frog Hyperolius zonatus Amphibians Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Sierra Leone
95. Nimba Shrew Crocidura nimbae Mammals Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
96. Oceanic Whitetip Shark Carcharhinus longimanus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), Oceanic, South America
97. Olive Colobus Procolobus verus Mammals Benin, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo
98. One-finned Shark Heptranchias perlo Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
99. Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
100. Pararistolochia goldieana Pararistolochia goldieana Plants Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea (Bioko), Nigeria, Sierra Leone
101. Pavetta lasioclada Pavetta lasioclada Plants Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Mali, Sierra Leone, Togo
102. Placodiscus pseudostipularis Placodiscus pseudostipularis Plants Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone
103. Portuguese Dogfish Centroscymnus coelolepis Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory)
104. Pterygota macrocarpa Pterygota macrocarpa Plants Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone
105. Pygmy Hippopotamus Choeropsis liberiensis Mammals Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
106. Queen Triggerfish Balistes vetula Fishes Africa, Asia, Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
107. Red-fronted Antpecker Parmoptila rubrifrons Birds Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
108. Rhodognaphalon breviscupe Rhodognaphalon breviscupe Plants Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Gabon, Ghana, Nigeria, Republic of Congo, Sierra Leone
109. Rufous Fishing-owl Scotopelia ussheri Birds Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
110. Rufous-winged Illadopsis Illadopsis rufescens Birds Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Senegal, Sierra Leone
111. Schumanniophyton problematicum Schumanniophyton problematicum Plants Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Sierra Leone
112. Shelley's Eagle-owl Bubo shelleyi Birds Africa
113. Sierra Leone Grassland Frog Ptychadena superciliaris Amphibians Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
114. Sierra Leone Reed Frog Hyperolius chlorosteus Amphibians Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
115. Sierra Leone Water Frog Petropedetes natator Amphibians Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
116. Sooty Mangabey Cercocebus atys Mammals Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Senegal, Sierra Leone
117. Spotted Eagle Ray Aetobatus narinari Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Middle East, North America (including United States and US Island Territory and Hawaii), Oceans, South America
118. Straw-coloured Fruit Bat Eidolon helvum Mammals Africa, Asia, Middle East
119. Tai River Frog Phrynobatrachus phyllophilus Amphibians Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
120. Terminalia ivorensis Terminalia ivorensis Plants Africa
121. Tieghemella heckelii Tieghemella heckelii Plants Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone
122. Tieghemella africana Tieghemella africana Plants Cameroon, Gabon, Republic of Congo, Sierra Leone
123. Togo Toad Amietophrynus togoensis Amphibians Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Togo
124. Triclisia macrophylla Triclisia macrophylla Plants Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Sierra Leone
125. Turraeanthus africanus Turraeanthus africanus Plants Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Uganda
126. West African Manatee Trichechus senegalensis Mammals Africa
127. West African Red Colobus Procolobus badius Mammals Cote d'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Senegal, Sierra Leone
128. Western Wattled Cuckooshrike Campephaga lobata Birds Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
129. Whale Shark  WATCH A LIVE WHALE SHARK Rhincodon typus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Middle East, Oceanic, South America
130. White Grouper Epinephelus aeneus Fishes Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
131. White-breasted Guineafowl Agelastes meleagrides Birds Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Sierra Leone
132. White-collared Mangabey Cercocebus torquatus Mammals Nigeria to Gabon, Senegal to Ghana
133. White-eyed Prinia Prinia leontica Birds Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
134. White-necked Rockfowl Picathartes gymnocephalus Birds Africa (Togo to Sierra Leone)
135. Yellow Sterculia Eribroma oblonga Plants Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea (Bioko), Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone
136. Yellow-bearded Greenbul Criniger olivaceus Birds Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
137. Yellow-casqued Wattled Hornbill Ceratogymna elata Birds Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo
138. Zebra Duiker Cephalophus zebra Mammals Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone

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