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

Endangered species found in South Africa:

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. Acropora Coral Acropora digitifera Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
2. Acropora Coral Acropora millepora Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
3. Acropora Coral Acropora willisae Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Oceanic
4. Acropora Coral Acropora austera Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
5. Acropora Coral Acropora hyacinthus Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
6. Acropora Coral Acropora verweyi Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
7. Acropora Coral Acropora appressa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Middle East
8. Acropora Coral Acropora humilis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
9. Acropora Coral Acropora tenuis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
10. Acropora Coral Acropora anthocercis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic
11. Acropora Coral Acropora horrida Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
12. Acropora Coral Acropora secale Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
13. Acropora Coral Acropora glauca Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, Oceanic
14. Acropora Coral Acropora retusa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
15. Acropora Coral Acropora formosa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
16. Acropora Coral Acropora nasuta Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
17. Acropora Coral Acropora florida Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
18. Acropora Coral Acropora nana Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
19. Acropora Coral Acropora divaricata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
20. Acropora Coral Acropora monticulosa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, British Indian Ocean Territory, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
21. Afrcan White-backed Vulture Gyps africanus Birds Africa
22. African Black Oystercatcher Haematopus moquini Birds Angola, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa
23. African Elephant Loxodonta africana Mammals Africa
24. African Lion Panthera leo Mammals Africa, Asia
25. African Penguin Spheniscus demersus Birds Angola, Gabon, Mozambique, Namibia, Republic of Congo, South Africa
26. Agulhas Long-billed Lark Certhilauda brevirostris Birds South Africa
27. Albizia suluensis Albizia suluensis Plants South Africa
28. Aloe peglerae Aloe peglerae Plants South Africa
29. Aloe ramosissima Aloe ramosissima Plants Namibia, South Africa
30. Aloe pillansii Aloe pillansii Plants Namibia, South Africa
31. Aloeides lutescens Aloeides lutescens Insects South Africa
32. Aloeides kaplani Aloeides kaplani Insects South Africa
33. Aloeides egerides Aloeides egerides Insects South Africa
34. Aloeides dentatis Aloeides dentatis Insects Lesotho, South Africa
35. Aloeides rossouwi Aloeides rossouwi Insects South Africa
36. Aloeides carolynnae Aloeides carolynnae Insects South Africa
37. Aloeides pringlei Aloeides pringlei Insects South Africa
38. Aloeides caledoni Aloeides caledoni Insects South Africa
39. Aloeides nubilus Aloeides nubilus Insects South Africa
40. Aloeides nollothi Aloeides nollothi Insects South Africa
41. Aloeides merces Aloeides merces Insects South Africa
42. Alveopora spongiosa Alveopora spongiosa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
43. Alveopora allingi Alveopora allingi Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
44. Amatola Malachite Chlorolestes apricans Insects South Africa (Eastern Cape Province)
45. Amatola Toad Vandijkophrynus amatolicus Amphibians South Africa
46. Angular Rough Shark Oxynotus centrina Fishes Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
47. Anoplolepis nuptialis Anoplolepis nuptialis Insects South Africa
48. Aquadulcaris pheronyx Aquadulcaris pheronyx Crustaceans South Africa
49. Armadillo Girdled Lizard Cordylus cataphractus Reptiles South Africa
50. Arum Reed Frog Hyperolius horstockii Amphibians South Africa
51. Atlantic Petrel Pterodroma incerta Birds Argentina, Brazil, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), Namibia, South Africa, St. Helena, United States/US Territory, Uruguay
52. Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross Thalassarche chlororhynchos Birds Angola, Argentina, Brazil, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, St. Helena, Uruguay
53. Badplaas Black Millipede Doratogonus furculifer Insects South Africa (Mpumalanga)
54. Bank Cormorant Phalacrocorax neglectus Birds Namibia, South Africa
55. Barbus motebensis Barbus motebensis Fishes South Africa
56. Barbus erubescens Barbus erubescens Fishes South Africa
57. Barbus calidus Barbus calidus Fishes South Africa
58. Barbus brevipinnis Barbus brevipinnis Fishes South Africa, Swaziland
59. Barbus andrewi Barbus andrewi Fishes South Africa
60. Barbus trevelyani Barbus trevelyani Fishes South Africa
61. Barbus amatolicus Barbus amatolicus Fishes South Africa
62. Barbus treurensis Barbus treurensis Fishes South Africa
63. Barbus sp. nov. 'Waterberg' Barbus sp. nov. 'Waterberg' Fishes South Africa
64. Barbus serra Barbus serra Fishes South Africa
65. Barnard's Rock-catfish Austroglanis barnardi Fishes South Africa (Western Cape Province)
66. Basking Shark Cetorhinus maximus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
67. Bauhinia bowkeri Bauhinia bowkeri Plants South Africa
68. Bearded Black Millipede Doratogonus barbatus Insects South Africa
69. Bentfin Devil Ray Mobula thurstoni Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Middle East, North America, South America
70. Berg River Redfin Pseudobarbus burgi Fishes South Africa (Western Cape Province)
71. Bigeye Tuna Thunnus obesus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America - Including United States (Hawaii), Oceanic, South America
72. Black Harrier Circus maurus Birds Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland
73. Black Rhinoceros Diceros bicornis Mammals Sub-saharan Africa
74. Black-blotched Stingray Taeniura meyeni Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, Oceanic, South America
75. Black-browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophrys Birds Africa, Antarctica, Australia, Europe, Oceanic, South America
76. Black-footed Cat Felis nigripes Mammals Southern Africa
77. Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic
78. Black-winged Pratincole Glareola nordmanni Birds Africa to Asia
79. Blackchin Guitarfish Rhinobatos cemiculus Fishes Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
80. Blacksaddled Coral Grouper Plectropomus laevis Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
81. Blackspot Shark Carcharhinus sealei Fishes Australia, India, Indian Ocean (Seychelles), Indonesia, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, South Africa
82. Blackspot Skate Dipturus campbelli Fishes Mozambique, South Africa
83. Blue Bustard Eupodotis caerulescens Birds Lesotho, South Africa
84. Blue Coral Heliopora coerulea Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
85. Blue Crane Grus paradisea Birds Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zimbabwe
86. Blue Riverjack Metacnemis valida Insects South Africa (Eastern Cape Province)
87. Blue Swallow Hirundo atrocaerulea Birds Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
88. Boneberg's Frog Natalobatrachus bonebergi Amphibians South Africa
89. Bontebok Damaliscus pygargus dorcas Mammals South Africa
90. Bot River Klipfish Clinus spatulatus Fishes South Africa
91. Botha's Lark Spizocorys fringillaris Birds South Africa
92. Bottlenose Skate Rostroraja alba Fishes Africa, Europe
93. Bowmouth Guitarfish Rhina ancylostoma Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East
94. Bread Palm Encephalartos brevifoliolatus Plants South Africa
95. Bread Palm Encephalartos heenanii Plants South Africa
96. Bread Palm Encephalartos lebomboensis Plants Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland
97. Bread Palm Encephalartos princeps Plants South Africa
98. Bread Palm Encephalartos arenarius Plants South Africa
99. Bread Palm Encephalartos ghellinckii Plants South Africa
100. Bread Palm Encephalartos latifrons Plants South Africa
101. Bread Palm Encephalartos paucidentatus Plants South Africa, Swaziland
102. Bread Palm Encephalartos altensteinii Plants South Africa
103. Bread Palm Encephalartos friderici-guilielmi Plants South Africa
104. Bread Palm Encephalartos lanatus Plants South Africa
105. Bread Palm Encephalartos nubimontanus Plants South Africa
106. Bread Palm Encephalartos aemulans Plants South Africa
107. Bread Palm Encephalartos eugene-maraisii Plants South Africa
108. Bread Palm Encephalartos laevifolius Plants South Africa, Swaziland
109. Bread Palm Encephalartos ngoyanus Plants Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland
110. Bread Palm Encephalartos lehmannii Plants South Africa (Eastern Cape Province)
111. Bread Palm Encephalartos dyerianus Plants South Africa
112. Bread Palm Encephalartos inopinus Plants South Africa
113. Bread Palm Encephalartos natalensis Plants South Africa
114. Bread Palm Encephalartos caffer Plants South Africa (Eastern Cape Province)
115. Bread Palm Encephalartos dolomiticus Plants South Africa
116. Bread Palm Encephalartos humilis Plants South Africa
117. Bread Palm Encephalartos msinganus Plants South Africa
118. Bread Palm Encephalartos woodii Plants South Africa
119. Bread Palm Encephalartos cupidus Plants South Africa
120. Bread Palm Encephalartos horridus Plants South Africa
121. Bread Palm Encephalartos middelburgensis Plants South Africa
122. Bread Palm Encephalartos trispinosus Plants South Africa
123. Bread Palm Encephalartos cerinus Plants South Africa
124. Bread Palm Encephalartos hirsutus Plants South Africa
125. Bread Palm Encephalartos longifolius Plants South Africa
126. Bread Palm Encephalartos senticosus Plants Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland
127. Brenton Blue Butterfly Orachrysops niobe Insects South Africa
128. Breyer's Long-tailed Seps Tetradactylus breyeri Reptiles South Africa
129. Brindle Bass Epinephelus lanceolatus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory, including Hawaii), Oceanic
130. Bronze Whaler Carcharhinus brachyurus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
131. Brown Hyena Parahyaena brunnea Mammals Southern Africa
132. Brown-spotted Rockcod Epinephelus andersoni Fishes Mozambique, South Africa
133. Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis Birds Africa, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
134. Buller's Albatross Thalassarche bulleri Birds Antarctica, Australia, Chile, Ecuador, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), New Zealand, Peru, South Africa
135. Burnup's Hunter Slug Chlamydephorus burnupi Snails South Africa
136. Bush Blackcap Lioptilus nigricapillus Birds South Africa, Swaziland
137. Cape Caco Cacosternum capense Amphibians South Africa
138. Cape Cedar Widdringtonia cedarbergensis Plants South Africa
139. Cape Cormorant Phalacrocorax capensis Birds Angola, Mozambique, Namibia, Republic of Congo, South Africa
140. Cape Flats Frog Microbatrachella capensis Amphibians South Africa
141. Cape Gannet Morus capensis Birds Africa, Australia
142. Cape Platanna Xenopus gilli Amphibians South Africa
143. Cape Seahorse Hippocampus capensis Fishes South Africa
144. Cape Shark Squalus acanthias Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
145. Cape Stag Beetle Colophon cameroni Insects South Africa
146. Cape Stag Beetle Colophon thunbergi Insects South Africa
147. Cape Stag Beetle Colophon berrisfordi Insects South Africa
148. Cape Stag Beetle Colophon stokoei Insects South Africa
149. Cape Stag Beetle Colophon barnardi Insects South Africa
150. Cape Stag Beetle Colophon primosi Insects South Africa
151. Cape Stag Beetle Colophon neli Insects South Africa
152. Cape Stag Beetle Colophon montisatris Insects South Africa
153. Cape Stag Beetle Colophon haughtoni Insects South Africa
154. Cape Stag Beetle Colophon eastmani Insects South Africa
155. Cape Stag Beetle Colophon whitei Insects South Africa
156. Cape Stag Beetle Colophon cassoni Insects South Africa
157. Cape Stag Beetle Colophon westwoodi Insects South Africa
158. Cape Star-chestnut Sterculia alexandri Plants South Africa
159. Cape Thorntail Ceratogomphus triceraticus Insects South Africa
160. Cape Vulture Gyps coprotheres Birds Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe
161. Captain Fine Epinephelus albomarginatus Fishes India, Mozambique, South Africa
162. Cassipourea flanaganii Cassipourea flanaganii Plants South Africa
163. Cauliflower Coral Pocillopora eydouxi Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
164. Ceres Featherlegs Metacnemis angusta Insects South Africa (Western Cape Province)
165. Chestnut-banded Plover Charadrius pallidus Birds Angola, Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
166. Chrysoritis cotrelli Chrysoritis cotrelli Insects South Africa
167. Cineraria longipes Cineraria longipes Plants South Africa
168. Clanwilliam Rock Catfish Austroglanis gilli Fishes South Africa
169. Clanwilliam Sandfish Labeo seeberi Fishes South Africa (Northern Cape Province, Western Cape Province)
170. Clanwilliam Yellowfish Labeobarbus capensis Fishes South Africa (Western Cape Province)
171. Cliffortia arborea Cliffortia arborea Plants South Africa
172. Common Guitarfish Rhinobatos rhinobatos Fishes Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
173. Common Hippopotamus Hippopotamus amphibius Mammals Africa
174. Corncrake Crex crex Birds Africa to Asia
175. Crisp Pillow Coral Anomastraea irregularis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Middle East, Oceanic
176. Crowned Cormorant Phalacrocorax coronatus Birds Namibia, South Africa
177. Cussonia gamtoosensis Cussonia gamtoosensis Plants South Africa
178. Dahlgrenodendron natalense Dahlgrenodendron natalense Plants South Africa
179. Damara Tern Sterna balaenarum Birds Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, Namibia, Nigeria, Republic of Congo, South Africa, Togo
180. De Winton's Golden Mole Cryptochloris wintoni Mammals South Africa
181. Deepwater Spiny Dogfish Centrophorus squamosus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe
182. Delosperma macellum Delosperma macellum Plants South Africa
183. Delosperma gautengense Delosperma gautengense Plants South Africa
184. Denham's Bustard Neotis denhami Birds Africa
185. Desert Rain Frog Breviceps macrops Amphibians Namibia, South Africa
186. Devil Fish Manta birostris Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Hawaii, Middle East, North America, Oceanic, South America
187. Dickson's Copper Oxychaeta dicksoni Insects South Africa
188. Dicoma pretoriensis Dicoma pretoriensis Plants South Africa
189. Dusky Grouper Epinephelus marginatus Fishes Africa, Europe, Middle East, South America
190. Duthie's Golden Mole Chlorotalpa duthieae Mammals South Africa
191. Dwarf Crag Lizard Pseudocordylus nebulosus Reptiles South Africa
192. Eastern Cape Redfin Pseudobarbus afer Fishes South Africa (Eastern Cape Province)
193. Eastern Cape Rocky Sandelia bainsii Fishes South Africa (Eastern Cape Province)
194. Egyptian Vulture  WATCH A LIVE EGYPTIAN VULTURE Neophron percnopterus Birds Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East
195. Elegant Malachite Chlorolestes elegans Insects Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zimbabwe
196. Eriksson's Copper Erikssonia acraeina Insects Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), South Africa, Zambia
197. Estuary Cod Epinephelus coioides Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, Oceanic
198. Eugenia umtamvunensis Eugenia umtamvunensis Plants South Africa
199. Eulophia coddii Eulophia coddii Plants South Africa
200. Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
201. Eurasian Peregrine Falcon  WATCH A LIVE EURASIAN PEREGRINE FALCON Falco peregrinus peregrinus Birds Eurasia south to Africa and Mideast
202. European Rabbit Oryctolagus cuniculus Mammals Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (including United States), South America
203. Fairy Elephant's Feet Frithia pulchra Plants South Africa
204. Fiery Redfin Pseudobarbus phlegethon Fishes South Africa (Western Cape Province)
205. Fig Tree Ficus bizanae Plants South Africa
206. Fisk's House Snake Lamprophis fiskii Reptiles South Africa
207. Flapnose Houndshark Scylliogaleus quecketti Fishes South Africa
208. Flapnose Ray Rhinoptera javanica Fishes Africa, Asia, Middle East
209. Forest Rain Frog Breviceps sylvestris Amphibians South Africa
210. Fossil Shark Hemipristis elongatus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East
211. Freshwater Sawfish Pristis microdon Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East
212. Frilled Shark Chlamydoselachus anguineus Fishes Angola, Australia, Chile, France, Guyana, Japan, Mauritania, Morocco, Namibia, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal (Madeira), South Africa, Spain, United Kingdom, United States (California)
213. Fynbos Golden Mole Amblysomus corriae Mammals South Africa
214. Gentoo Penguin Pygoscelis papua Birds Africa, Antarctica, Australia, Oceanic, South America
215. Geometric Tortoise Psammobates geometricus Reptiles South Africa
216. Giant Girdled Lizard Cordylus giganteus Reptiles South Africa
217. Giant Golden Mole Chrysospalax trevelyani Mammals South Africa
218. Giant Guitarfish Rhynchobatus djiddensis Fishes Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Kenya, Mozambique, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Yemen
219. Giant Rain Frog Breviceps gibbosus Amphibians South Africa
220. Gladiolus pole-evansii Gladiolus pole-evansii Plants South Africa
221. Golden Pagoda Mimetes chrysanthus Plants South Africa
222. Goniastrea peresi Goniastrea peresi Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic
223. Goniastrea columella Goniastrea columella Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Middle East
224. Gray Nurse Shark Carcharias taurus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
225. Gray Petrel Procellaria cinerea Birds Africa, Antarctica, Australia, Oceanic, South America
226. Gray-headed Albatross Thalassarche chrysostoma Birds Africa, Antarctica, Australia, Oceanic, South America
227. Great Snipe Gallinago media Birds Africa, Asia, Europe
228. Great White Shark Carcharodon carcharias Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), Oceanic, South America
229. Greater Spotted Eagle Aquila clanga Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
230. Gulella Snail Gulella puzeyi Snails South Africa
231. Gulella Snail Gulella claustralis Snails South Africa
232. Gulella Snail Gulella aprosdoketa Snails South Africa
233. Gulella Snail Gulella salpinx Snails South Africa
234. Gulper Shark Centrophorus granulosus Fishes Africa, Asia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), South America
235. Gunning's Golden Mole Neamblysomus gunningi Mammals South Africa
236. Gunther's Dwarf Burrowing Skink Scelotes guentheri Reptiles South Africa
237. Gymnosporia bachmannii Gymnosporia bachmannii Plants South Africa
238. Habenaria mossii Habenaria mossii Plants South Africa
239. Hammerhead Shark Sphyrna mokarran Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central and South America, Middle East, Oceanic, United States
240. Herbert's Black Millipede Doratogonus herberti Insects South Africa
241. Hewitt's Ghost Frog Heleophryne hewitti Amphibians South Africa
242. Highveld Golden Mole Amblysomus septentrionalis Mammals South Africa, Swaziland
243. Himalayan Tahr Hemitragus jemlahicus Mammals China, India, Nepal, New Zealand, South Africa
244. Hoffman's Black Millipede Doratogonus hoffmani Insects South Africa
245. Hogsback Frog Anhydrophryne rattrayi Amphibians South Africa
246. Hydnophora Coral Hydnophora microconos Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
247. Hydnophora Coral Hydnophora exesa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America, Oceanic
248. Incomati Suckermouth Chiloglanis bifurcus Fishes South Africa (Mpumalanga), Swaziland
249. Indian Yellow-nosed Albatross Thalassarche carteri Birds Africa, Antarctic, Australia, Oceanic
250. Indo-pacific Hump-backed Dolphin Sousa chinensis Mammals Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, Oceanic, South America
251. Isopora palifera Isopora palifera Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
252. Japanese Devilray Mobula japanica Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Hawaii, Middle East, North America, Oceanic, South America
253. Juliana's Golden Mole Neamblysomus julianae Mammals South Africa
254. Kapcypriodopsis barnardi Kapcypriodopsis barnardi Crustaceans South Africa (Western Cape Province)
255. Karkloof Blue Butterfly Orachrysops ariadne Insects South Africa
256. Kasner's Dwarf Burrowing Skink Scelotes kasneri Reptiles South Africa
257. Kerguelen Tern Sterna virgata Birds French Southern Territories, South Africa
258. Khadia beswickii Khadia beswickii Plants South Africa
259. Kneria sp. nov. 'South Africa' Kneria sp. nov. 'South Africa' Fishes South Africa
260. Knob Coral Favia stelligera Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
261. Knob Coral Favia matthaii Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
262. Knysna Banana Frog Afrixalus knysnae Amphibians South Africa
263. Knysna Velvet Worm Peripatopsis clavigera Worms South Africa (Eastern Cape Province, Western Cape Province)
264. Knysna Warbler Bradypterus sylvaticus Birds South Africa
265. Knysna Woodpecker Campethera notata Birds South Africa
266. Kogelberg Reserve Frog Poyntonia paludicola Amphibians South Africa
267. Laevicaulis haroldi Laevicaulis haroldi Snails South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal)
268. Landdros Moss Frog Arthroleptella landdrosia Amphibians South Africa
269. Lappet-faced Vulture Torgos tracheliotos Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
270. Large-eared Free-tailed Bat Otomops martiensseni Mammals Africa, Asia, Middle East
271. Largemouth Yellowfish Labeobarbus kimberleyensis Fishes Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa
272. Leopard  WATCH A LIVE LEOPARD Panthera pardus Mammals Africa, Asia, Middle East
273. Lepidochrysops loewensteini Lepidochrysops loewensteini Insects South Africa
274. Lepidochrysops quickelbergei Lepidochrysops quickelbergei Insects South Africa
275. Lepidochrysops littoralis Lepidochrysops littoralis Insects South Africa
276. Lepidochrysops pringlei Lepidochrysops pringlei Insects South Africa
277. Lepidochrysops jefferyi Lepidochrysops jefferyi Insects South Africa
278. Lepidochrysops poseidon Lepidochrysops poseidon Insects South Africa
279. Lepidochrysops balli Lepidochrysops balli Insects South Africa
280. Lepidochrysops pephredo Lepidochrysops pephredo Insects South Africa
281. Lepidochrysops badhami Lepidochrysops badhami Insects South Africa
282. Lepidochrysops penningtoni Lepidochrysops penningtoni Insects South Africa
283. Lepidochrysops wykehami Lepidochrysops wykehami Insects South Africa
284. Lepidochrysops outeniqua Lepidochrysops outeniqua Insects South Africa
285. Lepidochrysops victori Lepidochrysops victori Insects South Africa
286. Lepidochrysops oosthuizeni Lepidochrysops oosthuizeni Insects Lesotho, South Africa
287. Lepidochrysops titei Lepidochrysops titei Insects South Africa
288. Lepidochrysops lotana Lepidochrysops lotana Insects South Africa
289. Lepidochrysops swanepoeli Lepidochrysops swanepoeli Insects South Africa
290. Lesser Flamingo Phoeniconaias minor Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic
291. Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
292. Leucocythere helenae Leucocythere helenae Crustaceans South Africa
293. Light-mantled Albatross Phoebetria palpebrata Birds Antarctica, Argentina, Australia, Bouvet Island, Brazil, Chile, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), French Polynesia, French Southern Territories, Heard Island and McDonald Islands, Mauritius, New Zealand, South Africa, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
294. Lightfoot's Moss Frog Arthroleptella lightfooti Amphibians South Africa
295. Lion's Hill Velvet Worm Peripatopsis leonina Worms South Africa (Western Cape Province)
296. Liver-oil Shark Galeorhinus galeus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), South America
297. Lomi's Blind Legless Skink Typhlosaurus lomii Reptiles South Africa
298. Long-tailed Forest Shrew Myosorex longicaudatus Mammals South Africa
299. Lovenula simplex Lovenula simplex Crustaceans South Africa
300. Lovenula excellens Lovenula excellens Crustaceans South Africa
301. Lowveld Largemouth Serranochromis meridianus Fishes Mozambique, South Africa
302. Macaroni Penguin Eudyptes chrysolophus Birds Africa, Antarctica, Oceanic, South America
303. 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
304. Mahogany Presba Syncordulia venator Insects South Africa
305. Major Black Millipede Doratogonus major Insects South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal)
306. Malabar Grouper Epinephelus malabaricus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, Oceanic
307. Manilkara Tree Manilkara nicholsonii Plants South Africa
308. Marbled Malachite Ecchlorolestes peringueyi Insects South Africa
309. Marley's Butterflyfish Chaetodon marleyi Fishes Mozambique, South Africa
310. Marley's Golden Mole Amblysomus marleyi Mammals South Africa
311. Mauve Bluet Proischnura polychromatica Insects South Africa (Western Cape Province)
312. Maytenus oleosa Maytenus oleosa Plants South Africa
313. Maytenus abbottii Maytenus abbottii Plants South Africa
314. Mclachlan's Girdled Lizard Cordylus mclachlani Reptiles South Africa
315. Melodious Lark Mirafra cheniana Birds Botswana, South Africa, Zimbabwe
316. Melolobium subspicatum Melolobium subspicatum Plants South Africa
317. Metadiaptomus purcelli Metadiaptomus purcelli Crustaceans South Africa
318. Metadiaptomus capensis Metadiaptomus capensis Crustaceans South Africa
319. Methuen's Dwarf Gecko Lygodactylus methueni Reptiles South Africa
320. Mimetes arboreus Mimetes arboreus Plants South Africa
321. Minor Black Millipede Doratogonus minor Insects South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal)
322. Montastrea annuligera Montastrea annuligera Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
323. Moon Coral Favites halicora Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
324. Moon Coral Favites flexuosa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
325. Moon Coral Favites abdita Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory)
326. Mountain Zebra Equus zebra Mammals Namibia, South Africa
327. Munchkin Skate Rajella caudaspinosa Fishes Namibia, South Africa
328. Nakedwood Colubrina nicholsonii Plants South Africa (Eastern Cape Province)
329. Namaqua Dwarf Adder Bitis schneideri Reptiles Namibia, South Africa
330. Namaqua Stream Frog Strongylopus springbokensis Amphibians South Africa
331. Narrowsnout Sawfish Pristis zijsron Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia (New South Wales, Queensland), Middle East
332. Natal Banana Frog Afrixalus spinifrons Amphibians South Africa
333. Natal Black Millipede Doratogonus natalensis Insects South Africa
334. Natal Grass Cycad Stangeria eriopus Plants Mozambique, South Africa
335. Natal Wing-nut Atalaya natalensis Plants South Africa
336. Neergaard's Sunbird Nectarinia neergardi Birds Mozambique, South Africa
337. Ngoni Moss Frog Arthroleptella ngongoniensis Amphibians South Africa
338. Northern Black Millipede Doratogonus septentrionalis Insects South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal)
339. Northern Giant-petrel Macronectes halli Birds Africa, Antarctic, Australia, Oceanic, South America
340. Northern Royal Albatross Diomedea sanfordi Birds Africa, Australia, French Southern Territories, Heard Island and McDonald Islands, Oceans, South America, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
341. Oceanic Whitetip Shark Carcharhinus longimanus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), Oceanic, South America
342. Ocotea kenyensis Ocotea kenyensis Plants Africa
343. One-finned Shark Heptranchias perlo Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
344. Orange-fringed River Bream Chetia brevis Fishes Mozambique, South Africa (Mpumalanga), Swaziland
345. Oreochromis mossambicus Oreochromis mossambicus Fishes Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe
346. Oreochromis macrochir Oreochromis macrochir Fishes Angola, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe
347. Oreochromis andersonii Oreochromis andersonii Fishes Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Kenya, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
348. Organ Pipe Coral Tubipora musica Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
349. Oulophyllia crispa Oulophyllia crispa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory)
350. Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
351. Paradiaptomus natalensis Paradiaptomus natalensis Crustaceans South Africa
352. Paramelita barnardi Paramelita barnardi Crustaceans South Africa
353. Paramelita flexa Paramelita flexa Crustaceans South Africa
354. Pennington's Protea Capys penningtoni Insects South Africa
355. Pickersgill's Reed Frog Hyperolius pickersgilli Amphibians South Africa
356. Pink Velvet Worm Opisthopatus roseus Worms South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal)
357. Plain Mountain Adder Bitis inornata Reptiles South Africa
358. Plain-backed Sunbird Anthreptes reichenowi Birds Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe
359. Platygyra crosslandi Platygyra crosslandi Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic
360. Plunket's Dogfish Proscymnodon plunketi Fishes Australia, Mozambique, New Zealand, South Africa
361. Poecilmitis daphne Poecilmitis daphne Insects South Africa
362. Poecilmitis orientalis Poecilmitis orientalis Insects South Africa
363. Poecilmitis balli Poecilmitis balli Insects South Africa
364. Poecilmitis lyndseyae Poecilmitis lyndseyae Insects South Africa
365. Poecilmitis wykehami Poecilmitis wykehami Insects South Africa
366. Poecilmitis azurius Poecilmitis azurius Insects South Africa
367. Poecilmitis lyncurium Poecilmitis lyncurium Insects South Africa
368. Poecilmitis trimeni Poecilmitis trimeni Insects South Africa
369. Poecilmitis adonis Poecilmitis adonis Insects South Africa
370. Poecilmitis kaplani Poecilmitis kaplani Insects South Africa
371. Poecilmitis swanepoeli Poecilmitis swanepoeli Insects South Africa
372. Poecilmitis irene Poecilmitis irene Insects South Africa
373. Poecilmitis stepheni Poecilmitis stepheni Insects South Africa
374. Poecilmitis hyperion Poecilmitis hyperion Insects South Africa
375. Poecilmitis rileyi Poecilmitis rileyi Insects South Africa
376. Poecilmitis henningi Poecilmitis henningi Insects South Africa
377. Poecilmitis pyramus Poecilmitis pyramus Insects South Africa
378. Poecilmitis endymion Poecilmitis endymion Insects South Africa
379. Poecilmitis penningtoni Poecilmitis penningtoni Insects South Africa
380. Pom Pom Protea Leucadendron discolor Plants South Africa (Western Cape Province)
381. Pondoland Cannibal Snail Natalina beyrichi Snails South Africa (Eastern Cape Province)
382. Pondoland Palm Jubaeopsis caffra Plants South Africa
383. Porcupine Ray Urogymnus asperrimus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, Oceanic
384. Portuguese Dogfish Centroscymnus coelolepis Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory)
385. Potamonautes lividus Potamonautes lividus Crustaceans South Africa
386. Precarious Black Millipede Doratogonus precarius Insects South Africa
387. Pringle's Arrowhead Phasis pringlei Insects South Africa
388. Protea lanceolata Protea lanceolata Plants South Africa
389. Protea laetans Protea laetans Plants South Africa
390. Protea curvata Protea curvata Plants South Africa
391. Pseudagrion newtoni Pseudagrion newtoni Insects South Africa
392. Pseudagrion inopinatum Pseudagrion inopinatum Insects South Africa
393. Pseudosalacia streyi Pseudosalacia streyi Plants South Africa
394. Pulmonate Limpet Siphonaria compressa Snails South Africa
395. Purcell's Hunter Slug Chlamydephorus purcelli Snails South Africa (Western Cape Province)
396. Queen Malachite Ecchlorolestes nylephtha Insects South Africa
397. Rapanea gilliana Rapanea gilliana Plants South Africa
398. Red Lark Certhilauda burra Birds South Africa
399. Rhynchocalyx lawsonioides Rhynchocalyx lawsonioides Plants South Africa
400. Riccia alatospora Riccia alatospora Plants South Africa
401. River Pipefish Syngnathus watermeyeri Fishes South Africa (Eastern Cape Province)
402. Riverine Rabbit Bunolagus monticularis Mammals South Africa (Northern Cape Province, Western Cape Province)
403. Robust Golden Mole Amblysomus robustus Mammals South Africa
404. Rose's Mountain Toad Capensibufo rosei Amphibians South Africa
405. Rough-haired Golden Mole Chrysospalax villosus Mammals South Africa
406. Ruby-legged Black Millipede Doratogonus rubipodus Insects South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal)
407. Rudd's Lark Heteromirafra ruddi Birds South Africa
408. Saint Lucia Mullet Liza luciae Fishes South Africa
409. Salvin's Albatross Thalassarche salvini Birds Australia, Chile, French Southern Territories, Heard Island and McDonald Islands, Namibia, New Zealand, Peru, South Africa
410. Sambar Deer Rusa unicolor Mammals Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, North America (United States)
411. Sclater's Lark Spizocorys sclateri Birds Namibia, South Africa
412. Sclater's Tiny Mouse Shrew Myosorex sclateri Mammals South Africa
413. Setaro's Dwarf Chameleon Bradypodion setaroi Reptiles South Africa
414. Sharptooth Lemon Shark Negaprion acutidens Fishes Australia, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Madagascar, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Thailand, Vanuatu
415. Sheldonia puzeyi Sheldonia puzeyi Snails South Africa
416. Shy Albatross Thalassarche cauta Birds Australia, New Zealand, South Africa
417. Sibayi Goby Silhouettea sibayi Fishes Mozambique, South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal)
418. Silver tree Leucadendron argenteum Plants South Africa
419. Sixgill Sawshark Pliotrema warreni Fishes Mozambique, Republic of Moldova, South Africa
420. Slaty Egret Egretta vinaceigula Birds Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe
421. Slender Redfin Pseudobarbus tenuis Fishes South Africa (Western Cape Province)
422. Smallscale Redfin Pseudobarbus asper Fishes South Africa (Eastern Cape Province, Western Cape Province)
423. Smith's Dwarf Chamaeleon Bradypodion taeniabronchum Reptiles South Africa
424. Snake Skin Hunter Slug Chlamydephorus dimidius Snails South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal)
425. Solitary Black Millipede Doratogonus avius Insects South Africa
426. Sooty Albatross Phoebetria fusca Birds Antarctica, New Zealand, Oceanic, South Africa, South America
427. Southern Bald Ibis Geronticus calvus Birds Lesotho, South Africa, Swaziland
428. Southern Banded Snake-eagle Circaetus fasciolatus Birds Kenya, Mozambique, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe
429. Southern Black Millipede Doratogonus meridionalis Insects South Africa
430. Southern Bluefin Tuna Thunnus maccoyii Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Canada, Oceans, South America
431. Southern Giant-petrel Macronectes giganteus Birds Africa, Antarctic, Australia, Oceanic, South America
432. Southern Purple Butterfly Aslauga australis Insects South Africa
433. Southern Royal Albatross Diomedea epomophora Birds Africa, Antarctica, Australia, Oceanic, South America
434. Spectacled Petrel Procellaria conspicillata Birds Angola, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Namibia, South Africa, St. Helena, Uruguay
435. Spotted Eagle Ray Aetobatus narinari Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Middle East, North America (including United States and US Island Territory and Hawaii), Oceans, South America
436. Spotted Ground-thrush Zoothera guttata Birds Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Kenya, Malawi, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania
437. Spotted Snout-burrower Hemisus guttatus Amphibians South Africa
438. Straw-coloured Fruit Bat Eidolon helvum Mammals Africa, Asia, Middle East
439. Streptocephalus zuluensis Streptocephalus zuluensis Crustaceans South Africa, Zimbabwe
440. Streptocephalus gracilis Streptocephalus gracilis Crustaceans South Africa
441. Streptocephalus dendyi Streptocephalus dendyi Crustaceans South Africa
442. Streptocephalus dendrophorus Streptocephalus dendrophorus Crustaceans South Africa
443. 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
444. Strong Black Millipede Doratogonus infragilis Insects South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal)
445. Syzygium pondoense Syzygium pondoense Plants South Africa
446. Table Mountain Ghost Frog Heleophryne rosei Amphibians South Africa
447. Taita Falcon Falco fasciinucha Birds Botswana, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
448. Tawny Nurse Shark Nebrius ferrugineus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
449. Temnick's Ground Pangolin  WATCH A LIVE TEMNICK'S GROUND PANGOLIN Smutsia temminckii Mammals Africa
450. Tephrosia pondoensis Tephrosia pondoensis Plants South Africa
451. Tetramorium parasiticum Tetramorium parasiticum Insects South Africa
452. Tetramorium microgyna Tetramorium microgyna Insects South Africa, Zimbabwe
453. Thestor rossouwi Thestor rossouwi Insects South Africa
454. Thestor pringlei Thestor pringlei Insects South Africa
455. Thestor kaplani Thestor kaplani Insects South Africa
456. Thestor dryburghi Thestor dryburghi Insects South Africa
457. Thestor yildizae Thestor yildizae Insects South Africa
458. Thestor compassbergae Thestor compassbergae Insects South Africa
459. Thestor tempe Thestor tempe Insects South Africa
460. Thestor swanepoeli Thestor swanepoeli Insects South Africa
461. Thestor strutti Thestor strutti Insects South Africa
462. Thestor stepheni Thestor stepheni Insects South Africa
463. Tomicha rogersi Tomicha rogersi Snails South Africa
464. Tomicha natalensis Tomicha natalensis Snails South Africa
465. Tomicha cawstoni Tomicha cawstoni Snails South Africa
466. Tomichia zwellendamensis Tomichia zwellendamensis Snails South Africa
467. Tomichia ventricosa Tomichia ventricosa Snails South Africa
468. Tomichia tristis Tomichia tristis Snails South Africa
469. Tomichia natalensis Tomichia natalensis Snails South Africa
470. Tomichia differens Tomichia differens Snails South Africa
471. Tomichia rogersi Tomichia rogersi Snails South Africa (Western Cape Province)
472. Tomichia cawstoni Tomichia cawstoni Snails South Africa
473. Tongaland Cannibal Snail Natalina wesseliana Snails South Africa
474. Trachyandra erythrorrhiza Trachyandra erythrorrhiza Plants South Africa
475. Trachycystis placenta Trachycystis placenta Snails South Africa
476. Trachycystis haygarthi Trachycystis haygarthi Snails South Africa
477. Trachycystis clifdeni Trachycystis clifdeni Snails South Africa
478. Tradou Redfin Pseudobarbus burchelli Fishes South Africa (Western Cape Province)
479. Tricalysia africana Tricalysia africana Plants South Africa
480. Tristan Albatross Diomedea dabbenena Birds Angola, Argentina, Brazil, Namibia, South Africa, St. Helena, Uruguay
481. Turbinaria Coral Turbinaria mesenterina Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
482. Umtiza listeriana Umtiza listeriana Plants South Africa
483. Van Zyl's Golden Mole Cryptochloris zyli Mammals South Africa
484. Varicorhinus nelspruitensis Varicorhinus nelspruitensis Fishes South Africa, Swaziland
485. Wager's Stream Frog Strongylopus wageri Amphibians South Africa
486. Wallengren's Copper Trimenia wallengrenii Insects South Africa
487. Wandering Albatross Diomedea exulans Birds Africa, Antarctica, Australia, Oceanic, South America
488. Warburgia salutaris Warburgia salutaris Plants Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, Zimbabwe
489. Water Flea Daphnia coronata Crustaceans South Africa
490. Wattled Crane Grus carunculatus Birds Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Ethiopia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
491. Western Leopard Toad Amietophrynus pantherinus Amphibians South Africa
492. Weza Forest Treefrog Leptopelis xenodactylus Amphibians South Africa
493. Whale Shark  WATCH A LIVE WHALE SHARK Rhincodon typus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Middle East, Oceanic, South America
494. White Cave Velvet Worm Peripatopsis alba Worms South Africa (Western Cape Province)
495. White Rhinoceros Ceratotherium simum Mammals Africa
496. White Spotted Sapphire Iolaus lulua Insects South Africa
497. White-capped Albatross Thalassarche steadi Birds Australia, Namibia, New Zealand, South Africa
498. White-chinned Petrel Procellaria aequinoctialis Birds Africa, Antarctic, Australia, Oceanic, South America
499. White-headed Vulture Trigonoceps occipitalis Birds Africa
500. White-spotted Dogfish Scyliorhinus capensis Fishes Namibia, South Africa
501. White-tailed Mouse Mystromys albicaudatus Mammals Lesotho, South Africa
502. White-winged Flufftail Sarothrura ayresi Birds Ethiopia, South Africa, Zimbabwe
503. Willowmore Cedar Widdringtonia schwarzii Plants South Africa
504. Wolkberg Zulu Alaena margaritacea Insects South Africa
505. Woodbush Legless Skink Acontophiops lineatus Reptiles South Africa
506. Yellow Presba Syncordulia gracilis Insects South Africa
507. Yellow-breasted Pipit Anthus chloris Birds Lesotho, South Africa
508. Zebra Shark Stegostoma fasciatum Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, Oceanic
509. Zululand Black Millipede Doratogonus zuluensis Insects South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal)

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