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Endangered Mammals of Africa

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Common Name Range ***
AddaxNorth Africa
African Wild AssEthiopia, Somalia, Sudan
African Wild DogSub-saharan Africa
Aye-ayeMalagasy Republic (Madagascar)
Barbary ServalAlgeria
Black RhinocerosSub-saharan Africa
Cameroon Clawless OtterCameroon, Nigeria
CheetahAfrica to India
Clarke's GazelleEthiopia, Somalia
Coquerel's SifakaMadagascar
Cuvier's GazelleAlgeria, Morocco, Tunisia
Dama GazelleAfrica
Dorcas GazelleAlgeria, Arabian Peninsula, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Morocco, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia
DugongEast Africa to Southern Japan
Ethiopian WolfEthiopia
Fork-crowned LemurMadagascar
Hairy-eared Dwarf LemurMadagascar
LeopardAfrica, Asia, Middle East
Malagasy Giant Jumping RatMadagascar
Mediterranean Monk SealMediterranean Sea, Northwest African Coast and Black Sea
Mountain ZebraNamibia, South Africa
Pygmy ChimpanzeeDemocratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
Pygmy Mouse LemurMadagascar
Red-eared Nose-spotted MonkeyCameroon, Fernando Po, Nigeria
Rodrigues Fruit BatIndian Ocean (Rodrigues Island)
Sand CatAfrica, Asia, Europe, Middle East
Slender-horned GazelleAlgeria, Egypt, Libya, Sudan
Striped HyenaAsia, Africa, and the Middle East, Europe
Western Giant ElandSenegal to Ivory Coast
Western Lowland GorillaCentral and Western Africa
White-throated GuenonWestern Nigeria
Zanzibar SuniZanzibar (and nearby islands)
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***What mammals are listed here?:

The Africa section of this site lists the folllowing mammals appearing on select endangered species lists:
  • Mammals that dwell in or migrate to any nation or region found on the African continent.
  • Mammals dwelling in or that travel to the Mediterranean Sea and any islands located in the Mediterranean Sea.
  • Mammals dwelling in or that migrate to Madagascar and nearby islands (to the southwest of India or east of Madagascar).
  • Mammals dwelling in or that migrate to North Atlantic islands off the western coast of Africa.
 In some cases, the creatures listed in this section may also be found on other continents or in other areas, which is why you may see additional areas noted in the range column.

Disclaimer: 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 Us page.

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