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Find out if there are any endangered species in your state, your country, island, etc. Browse endangered species listings according to area on our planet using the selection box below.

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

Endangered species found in Botswana:

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 Skimmer Rynchops flavirostris Birds Africa, Asia, Middle East
4. African Wild Dog  WATCH A LIVE AFRICAN WILD DOG Lycaon pictus Mammals Sub-saharan Africa
5. Basra Reed Warbler Acrocephalus griseldis Birds Botswana, Egypt, Ethiopia, Iran, Israel, Kenya, Kuwait, Malawi, Mozambique, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda
6. Black Harrier Circus maurus Birds Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland
7. Black Rhinoceros Diceros bicornis Mammals Sub-saharan Africa
8. Black-footed Cat Felis nigripes Mammals Southern Africa
9. Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic
10. Black-winged Pratincole Glareola nordmanni Birds Africa to Asia
11. Blue Crane Grus paradisea Birds Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zimbabwe
12. Brown Hyena Parahyaena brunnea Mammals Southern Africa
13. Cape Vulture Gyps coprotheres Birds Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe
14. Cheetah  WATCH A LIVE CHEETAH Acinonyx jubatus Mammals Africa to India
15. Chestnut-banded Plover Charadrius pallidus Birds Angola, Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
16. Common Hippopotamus Hippopotamus amphibius Mammals Africa
17. Denham's Bustard Neotis denhami Birds Africa
18. Egyptian Vulture  WATCH A LIVE EGYPTIAN VULTURE Neophron percnopterus Birds Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East
19. Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
20. Eurasian Peregrine Falcon  WATCH A LIVE EURASIAN PEREGRINE FALCON Falco peregrinus peregrinus Birds Eurasia south to Africa and Mideast
21. Lappet-faced Vulture Torgos tracheliotos Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
22. Leopard  WATCH A LIVE LEOPARD Panthera pardus Mammals Africa, Asia, Middle East
23. Lesser Flamingo Phoeniconaias minor Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic
24. Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
25. 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
26. Melodious Lark Mirafra cheniana Birds Botswana, South Africa, Zimbabwe
27. Oreochromis macrochir Oreochromis macrochir Fishes Angola, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe
28. Oreochromis andersonii Oreochromis andersonii Fishes Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Kenya, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
29. Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
30. Puku Kobus vardonii Mammals Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia
31. Slaty Egret Egretta vinaceigula Birds Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe
32. Straw-coloured Fruit Bat Eidolon helvum Mammals Africa, Asia, Middle East
33. 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
34. Taita Falcon Falco fasciinucha Birds Botswana, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
35. Temnick's Ground Pangolin  WATCH A LIVE TEMNICK'S GROUND PANGOLIN Manis temminckii Mammals Africa
36. Wattled Crane Grus carunculatus Birds Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Ethiopia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
37. White Rhinoceros Ceratotherium simum Mammals Africa
38. White-backed Vulture Gyps africanus Birds Africa
39. White-headed Vulture Trigonoceps occipitalis Birds Africa

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