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

Endangered species found in Zambia:

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 Elephant Loxodonta africana Mammals Africa
2. African Lion Panthera leo Mammals Africa, Asia
3. 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
4. African Skimmer Rynchops flavirostris Birds Africa, Asia, Middle East
5. African Slender-snouted Crocodile Crocodylus cataphractus Reptiles Western and Central Africa
6. 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
7. African Wild Dog  WATCH A LIVE AFRICAN WILD DOG Lycaon pictus Mammals Sub-saharan Africa
8. Ansell's Shrew Crocidura ansellorum Mammals Zambia
9. Banded Neolebias Neolebias lozii Fishes Zambia
10. Baphia speciosa Baphia speciosa Plants Zambia
11. Bellamya crawshayi Bellamya crawshayi Snails Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Zambia
12. Bellamya pagodiformis Bellamya pagodiformis Snails Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Zambia
13. Bellamya mweruensis Bellamya mweruensis Snails Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Zambia
14. Bigeye Lates Lates mariae Fishes Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Tanzania, Zambia
15. Black Rhinoceros Diceros bicornis Mammals Sub-saharan Africa
16. Black-cheeked Lovebird Agapornis nigrigenis Birds Zambia
17. Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic
18. Black-winged Pratincole Glareola nordmanni Birds Africa to Asia
19. Blue Swallow Hirundo atrocaerulea Birds Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
20. Brachystegia bakeriana Brachystegia bakeriana Plants Angola, Zambia
21. Bread Palm Encephalartos schmitzii Plants Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Zambia
22. Bridouxia praeclara Bridouxia praeclara Snails Burundi, Tanzania, Zambia
23. Bridouxia ponsonbyi Bridouxia ponsonbyi Snails Burundi, Tanzania, Zambia
24. Cape Vulture Gyps coprotheres Birds Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe
25. Cassipourea fanshawei Cassipourea fanshawei Plants Zambia
26. Cataract Hooktail Paragomphus cataractae Insects Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe
27. Checkered Sengi Rhynchocyon cirnei Mammals Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia
28. Cheetah  WATCH A LIVE CHEETAH Acinonyx jubatus Mammals Africa to India
29. Chestnut-banded Plover Charadrius pallidus Birds Angola, Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
30. Common Hippopotamus Hippopotamus amphibius Mammals Africa
31. Congo Blackfin Altolamprologus calvus Fishes Tanzania, Zambia
32. Corncrake Crex crex Birds Africa to Asia
33. Delectable Soft-furred Mouse Praomys delectorum Mammals Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia
34. Denham's Bustard Neotis denhami Birds Africa
35. Dinotopterus cunningtoni Dinotopterus cunningtoni Fishes Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Tanzania, Zambia
36. Embelia upembensis Embelia upembensis Plants Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Zambia
37. Erikssonia acraeina Erikssonia acraeina Insects Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), South Africa, Zambia
38. Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
39. Eurasian Peregrine Falcon  WATCH A LIVE EURASIAN PEREGRINE FALCON Falco peregrinus peregrinus Birds Eurasia south to Africa and Mideast
40. Forktail Lates Lates microlepis Fishes Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Tanzania, Zambia
41. Fringe Tree Chionanthus richardsiae Plants Zambia
42. Great Snipe Gallinago media Birds Africa, Asia, Europe
43. Greater Spotted Eagle Aquila clanga Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
44. 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
45. Kafue Mole Rat Cryptomys kafuensis Mammals Zambia
46. Lappet-faced Vulture Torgos tracheliotos Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
47. Large-eared Free-tailed Bat Otomops martiensseni Mammals Africa, Asia, Middle East
48. Leopard  WATCH A LIVE LEOPARD Panthera pardus Mammals Africa, Asia, Middle East
49. Lepidiolamprologus attenuatus Lepidiolamprologus attenuatus Fishes Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Tanzania, Zambia
50. Lesser Flamingo Phoeniconaias minor Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic
51. Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
52. Lilian's Lovebird Agapornis lilianae Birds Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
53. Madagascar Pond-heron Ardeola idae Birds Africa
54. Melanoides admirabilis Melanoides admirabilis Snails Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Tanzania, Zambia
55. Neolamprologus christyi Neolamprologus christyi Fishes Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Tanzania, Zambia
56. Nyika Dwarf Toad Mertensophryne nyikae Amphibians Malawi, Zambia
57. Olive-headed Weaver Ploceus olivaceiceps Birds Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia
58. Onychogomphus styx Onychogomphus styx Insects Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia
59. Oreochromis andersonii Oreochromis andersonii Fishes Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Kenya, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
60. Oreochromis mossambicus Oreochromis mossambicus Fishes Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe
61. Oreochromis mortimeri Oreochromis mortimeri Fishes Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
62. Oreochromis macrochir Oreochromis macrochir Fishes Angola, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe
63. Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
64. Papyrus Yellow Warbler Chloropeta gracilirostris Birds Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia
65. Puku Kobus vardonii Mammals Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia
66. Red Jungle-skimmer Hadrothemis scabrifrons Insects Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
67. Shoebill Balaeniceps rex Birds Burundi, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia
68. Slaty Egret Egretta vinaceigula Birds Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe
69. Straw-coloured Fruit Bat Eidolon helvum Mammals Africa, Asia, Middle East
70. 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
71. Taita Falcon Falco fasciinucha Birds Botswana, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
72. Tanganyicia rufofilosa Tanganyicia rufofilosa Snails Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Tanzania, Zambia
73. Tanganyika Clown Eretmodus cyanostictus Fishes Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Tanzania, Zambia
74. Tanganyika Lates Lates angustifrons Fishes Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Tanzania, Zambia
75. Tanzanian Vlei Rat Otomys lacustris Mammals Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia
76. Temnick's Ground Pangolin  WATCH A LIVE TEMNICK'S GROUND PANGOLIN Manis temminckii Mammals Africa
77. Thermochoria jeanneli Thermochoria jeanneli Insects Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia
78. Tropheus duboisi Tropheus duboisi Fishes Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Tanzania, Zambia
79. Wattled Crane Grus carunculatus Birds Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Ethiopia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
80. White Rhinoceros Ceratotherium simum Mammals Africa
81. White-backed Vulture Gyps africanus Birds Africa
82. White-headed Vulture Trigonoceps occipitalis Birds Africa
83. Xenotilapia burtoni Xenotilapia burtoni Fishes Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Tanzania, Zambia
84. Zambian Barbet Lybius chaplini Birds Zambia
85. Zambian Mole Rat Cryptomys anselli Mammals Zambia

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