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

Endangered species found in Gambia:

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. 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
2. African Skimmer Rynchops flavirostris Birds Africa, Asia, Middle East
3. African Slender-snouted Crocodile Crocodylus cataphractus Reptiles Western and Central Africa
4. African Wedgefish Rhynchobatus luebberti Fishes Africa
5. African Wild Dog  WATCH A LIVE AFRICAN WILD DOG Lycaon pictus Mammals Sub-saharan Africa
6. 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
7. Atlantic Humpbacked Dolphin Sousa teuszii Mammals Angola, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mauritania, Nigeria, Republic of Congo, Senegal, Western Sahara
8. Audouin's Gull Larus audouinii Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
9. Beaudouin's Snake-eagle Circaetus beaudouini Birds Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Gambia, Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan, Uganda
10. Bigeye Tuna Thunnus obesus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America - Including United States (Hawaii), Oceanic, South America
11. Black Crowned-crane Balearica pavonina Birds Africa, Middle East
12. Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic
13. Blackchin Guitarfish Rhinobatos cemiculus Fishes Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
14. Bottlenose Skate Rostroraja alba Fishes Africa, Europe
15. Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis Birds Africa, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
16. Common Hippopotamus Hippopotamus amphibius Mammals Africa
17. Common Sawfish Pristis pristis Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central and South America, Europe, Mexico, United States
18. Denham's Bustard Neotis denhami Birds Africa
19. Dusky Grouper Epinephelus marginatus Fishes Africa, Europe, Middle East, South America
20. Dwarf Crocodile Osteolaemus tetraspis Reptiles West Africa and the Congo R. Drainage
21. Egyptian Vulture  WATCH A LIVE EGYPTIAN VULTURE Neophron percnopterus Birds Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East
22. Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
23. Eurasian Peregrine Falcon  WATCH A LIVE EURASIAN PEREGRINE FALCON Falco peregrinus peregrinus Birds Eurasia south to Africa and Mideast
24. Giant Butterfly Ray Gymnura altavela Fishes Africa, Asia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
25. Goliath Grouper Epinephelus itajara Fishes Africa, Central and South America, Mexico, United States (Florida, Minor Outlying Islands)
26. Gray Nurse Shark Carcharias taurus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
27. Guinea Baboon Papio papio Mammals Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Senegal
28. 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
29. Lappet-faced Vulture Torgos tracheliotos Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
30. Largetooth Sawfish Pristis perotteti Fishes Africa, Central and South America, Europe, Mexico, United States
31. Leopard  WATCH A LIVE LEOPARD Panthera pardus Mammals Africa, Asia, Middle East
32. Lesser Flamingo Phoeniconaias minor Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic
33. Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
34. Liver-oil Shark Galeorhinus galeus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), South America
35. Milicia regia Milicia regia Plants Benin, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Senegal
36. Night Shark Carcharhinus signatus Fishes Africa, Central America, North America (United States), South America
37. 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
38. One-finned Shark Heptranchias perlo Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
39. Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
40. Portuguese Dogfish Centroscymnus coelolepis Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory)
41. Queen Triggerfish Balistes vetula Fishes Africa, Asia, Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
42. Rueppell's Vulture Gyps rueppellii Birds Africa
43. 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
44. Straw-coloured Fruit Bat Eidolon helvum Mammals Africa, Asia, Middle East
45. West African Manatee Trichechus senegalensis Mammals Africa
46. West African Red Colobus Procolobus badius Mammals Cote d'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Senegal, Sierra Leone
47. Whale Shark  WATCH A LIVE WHALE SHARK Rhincodon typus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Middle East, Oceanic, South America
48. White Grouper Epinephelus aeneus Fishes Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
49. White-backed Vulture Gyps africanus Birds Africa
50. White-headed Vulture Trigonoceps occipitalis Birds Africa

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