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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.

For a complete list of US endangered species, select United States below. Browse the different areas in the pulldown for other countries or specific US or Canadian states. For sea creatures and creatures found on islands in the oceans, we recommend browsing the oceania list.

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

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