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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 Rwanda 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. African Elephant Loxodonta africana Mammals Africa
2. African Golden Cat Caracal aurata Mammals Africa
3. African Gray Parrot Psittacus erithacus Birds Africa
4. African Lion Panthera leo Mammals Africa, Asia
5. African Painted Frog Callixalus pictus Amphibians Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda
6. African Skimmer Rynchops flavirostris Birds Africa, Asia, Middle East
7. 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
8. Ahl's Reed Frog Hyperolius castaneus Amphibians Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
9. Albertine Owlet Glaucidium albertinum Birds Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda
10. Barbus acuticeps Barbus acuticeps Fishes Burundi, Rwanda, Tanzania
11. Barbus ruasae Barbus ruasae Fishes Rwanda
12. Barbus claudinae Barbus claudinae Fishes Burundi, Rwanda
13. Black Rhinoceros Diceros bicornis Mammals Sub-saharan Africa
14. Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic
15. Black-winged Pratincole Glareola nordmanni Birds Africa to Asia
16. Chiloglanis ruziziensis Chiloglanis ruziziensis Fishes Burundi, Rwanda
17. Chimpanzee  WATCH A LIVE CHIMPANZEE Pan troglodytes Mammals Africa
18. Common Hippopotamus Hippopotamus amphibius Mammals Africa
19. Congo Bay-owl Phodilus prigoginei Birds Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda
20. Cream-banded Swallowtail Papilio leucotaenia Insects Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda
21. De Graaff's Praomys Praomys degraaffi Mammals Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda
22. Delany's Swamp Mouse Delanymys brooksi Mammals Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
23. Denham's Bustard Neotis denhami Birds Africa
24. Disc-fingered Reed Frog Hyperolius discodactylus Amphibians Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
25. Dwarf Honeyguide Indicator pumilio Birds Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
26. Eastern Gorilla Gorilla beringei Mammals Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
27. Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
28. Eurasian Peregrine Falcon  WATCH A LIVE EURASIAN PEREGRINE FALCON Falco peregrinus peregrinus Birds Eurasia south to Africa and Mideast
29. Grauer's Swamp Warbler Bradypterus graueri Birds Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
30. Great Snipe Gallinago media Birds Africa, Asia, Europe
31. Greater Large-headed Shrew Paracrocidura maxima Mammals Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
32. Haplochromis erythromaculatus Haplochromis erythromaculatus Fishes Rwanda
33. Hill's Horseshoe Bat Rhinolophus hilli Mammals Rwanda
34. Karissimbi Forest Treefrog Leptopelis karissimbensis Amphibians Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
35. Kemp's Thicket Rat Thamnomys kempi Mammals Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda
36. Kivu Banana Frog Afrixalus orophilus Amphibians Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
37. Kivu Ground-thrush Zoothera tanganjicae Birds Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
38. Kivu Long-haired Shrew Crocidura lanosa Mammals Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda
39. Kivu Tree Frog Leptopelis kivuensis Amphibians Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
40. Kungwe Apalis Apalis argentea Birds Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Tanzania
41. Lagden's Bush-shrike Malaconotus lagdeni Birds Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Ghana, Liberia, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Uganda
42. Lappet-faced Vulture Torgos tracheliotos Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
43. Large-eared Free-tailed Bat Otomops martiensseni Mammals Africa, Asia, Middle East
44. Leopard  WATCH A LIVE LEOPARD Panthera pardus Mammals Africa, Asia, Middle East
45. Lesser Flamingo Phoeniconaias minor Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic
46. Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
47. 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
48. Madagascar Pond-heron Ardeola idae Birds Africa
49. Marcusenius victoriae Marcusenius victoriae Fishes Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda
50. Medium-tailed Brush-furred Rat Lophuromys medicaudatus Mammals Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
51. Moon Forest Shrew Sylvisorex lunaris Mammals Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
52. Ocotea kenyensis Ocotea kenyensis Plants Africa
53. Owl-faced Monkey Cercopithecus hamlyni Mammals Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda
54. Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
55. Papyrus Gonolek Laniarius mufumbiri Birds Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda
56. Papyrus Yellow Warbler Chloropeta gracilirostris Birds Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia
57. Rahm's Brush-furred Rat Lophuromys rahmi Mammals Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
58. Red-collared Mountain-babbler Kupeornis rufocinctus Birds Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda
59. Red-faced Barbet Lybius rubrifacies Birds Burundi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda
60. Ring-necked Francolin Francolinus streptophorus Birds Burundi, Cameroon, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda
61. Rueppell's Vulture Gyps rueppellii Birds Africa
62. Rugegewald River Frog Phrynobatrachus acutirostris Amphibians Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda
63. Ruwenzori Horseshoe Bat Rhinolophus ruwenzorii Mammals Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
64. Ruwenzori Shrew Ruwenzorisorex suncoides Mammals Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
65. Rwanda River Frog Phrynobatrachus versicolor Amphibians Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
66. Secamone racemosa Secamone racemosa Plants Burundi, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Equatorial Guinea (Bioko), Rwanda, Uganda
67. Semi-collared Flycatcher Ficedula semitorquata Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
68. Shelley's Crimson-wing Cryptospiza shelleyi Birds Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
69. Shoebill Balaeniceps rex Birds Burundi, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia
70. Straw-coloured Fruit Bat Eidolon helvum Mammals Africa, Asia, Middle East
71. Synodontis ruandae Synodontis ruandae Fishes Rwanda
72. Temnick's Ground Pangolin  WATCH A LIVE TEMNICK'S GROUND PANGOLIN Manis temminckii Mammals Africa
73. Tropodiaptomus kissi Tropodiaptomus kissi Crustaceans Rwanda
74. Varicorhinus platystoma Varicorhinus platystoma Fishes Rwanda
75. Varicorhinus ruandae Varicorhinus ruandae Fishes Rwanda
76. Vissoke River Frog Phrynobatrachus bequaerti Amphibians Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda
77. Volcano Shrew Sylvisorex vulcanorum Mammals Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
78. White-backed Vulture Gyps africanus Birds Africa
79. White-headed Vulture Trigonoceps occipitalis Birds Africa

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