Endangered Mammals of Central America
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Common Name Range ***
Bahaman Lesser Funnel-eared Bat Bahamas
Bahamian Hutia Bahamas
Bangs's Mountain Squirrel Costa Rica, Panama
Big Deer Mouse Guatemala
Black-tailed Hutia Cuba
Brown-headed Spider Monkey Panama
Bush Dog Panama
Cabrera's Hutia Cuba
Central American Tapir Southern Mexico to Colombia and Ecuador
Cloud Forest Rice Rat El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua
Coiban Agouti Panama
Cotton-top Marmoset Costa Rica to Colombia
Cougar North and Central America
Crested Tailed Deer Mouse El Salvador, Guatemala
Cuban Evening Bat Cuba
Cuban Greater Funnel-eared Bat Cuba
Cuban Lesser Funnel-eared Bat Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica
Cuban Solenodon Cuba
Cuban Yellow Bat Cuba
Cuvier's Hutia Dominican Republic, Haiti
Darien Small Eared Shrew Panama
Dwarf Hutia Cuba
Galapagos Sea Lion Costa Rica
Garrido's Hutia Cuba
Geoffroy's Spider Monkey Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama
Giant Anteater Central and South America
Guadeloupe Big Brown Bat Guadeloupe
Guadeloupe Big-eyed Bat Guadeloupe, Montserrat
Guatemalan Black Howler Monkey Belize, Guatemala
Guatemalan Vole Guatemala
Haitian Solenodon Dominican Republic, Haiti
Handley's Tailless Bat Costa Rica, Panama
Honduran White Bat Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
Hooded Seal Central America
Jaguar Central and South America
Jaguarundi Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama
Jamaican Greater Funnel-eared Bat Jamaica
Jamaican Red Bat Jamaica
Large-eared Hutia Cuba
Lesser Long-nosed Bat El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras
Little Earth Hutia Cuba
Little Goblin Bat Cuba
Little Spotted Cat Costa Rica to Northern Argentina
Mantled Howler Monkey Mexico to South America
Margay Central and South America
Mexican Agouti Cuba
Mexican Long-nosed Bat Central America
Mexican Long-tongued Bat El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras
Minor Red Bat Bahamas, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Puerto Rico
Nelson's Spiny Pocket Mouse Guatemala
Ocelot USA (Arizona, Texas) to Central and South America
Prehensile-tailed Hutia Cuba
Pygmy Three-toed Sloth Panama
Red Fruit Bat Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands
Red-backed Squirrel Monkey Costa Rica, Panama
Roatan Island Agouti Honduras (Honduran Caribbean Is.)
Sambar Deer Central America
Schwartz's Myotis West Indies
Southern Hutia Cuba
Spectral Bat Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Trinidad and Tobago
Striped Rice Rat Guatemala
Thomas's Sac-winged Bat Belize, Guatemala
Thomas's Water Mouse El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras
Van Gelder's Bat Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua
West Indian Manatee Caribbean Sea
White-lipped Peccary Central America
Yucatan Brown Brocket Deer Belize, Guatemala

**What mammals are listed here?:

The Central America section of this site lists the folllowing mammals appearing on select endangered species lists:
  • Mammals that dwell in or migrate to any region found in Central America and any nearby islands between North and South America.
  • Mammals of the Caribbean Islands or Caribbean Sea.
  • Mammals that dwell in or migrate to the West Indies (Jamaica, Bahamas, Trinidad, etc.).

This list combines species from several endangered species lists. Using the total count of species found on this site 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 EEC page.

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