Endangered Species

A Concerted Effort

Our animals below are classified as Near Threatened, Vulnerable, Endangered, Critically Endangered or Extinct in the Wild by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

Near Threatened

  • African straw-coloured fruit bat
  • Burchell’s zebra
  • Jaguar
  • Plains zebra
  • Southern three-banded armadillo
  • Chilean flamingo
  • Cinereous vulture
  • Gentoo penguin
  • Golden-breasted starling
  • Greater rhea
  • Inca tern
  • Luzon bleeding-heart dove
  • Nicobar pigeon
  • Rhinoceros hornbill
  • Victoria crowned pigeon
  • Eastern hellbender
  • Gila monster
  • Ornate box turtle
  • Prehensile-tailed skink
  • Cichlid (altolamprologus calvus)

Vulnerable

  • African elephant
  • African lion
  • Cheetah
  • Giraffe
  • Goeldi’s monkey
  • Hippopotamus
  • Lion
  • Reindeer
  • Snow leopard
  • Congo peacock
  • Crested wood partridge
  • Humboldt penguin
  • Marbled teal
  • Southern ground hornbill
  • Southern rockhopper penguin
  • West African black-crowned crane
  • Fly River turtle
  • King cobra
  • California sheephead wrasse
  • Cichlid (Chindongo flavus)
  • Cichlid (Chindongo saulosi)
  • Lake Victoria cichlid

Endangered

  • Spotted turtle (Clemmys guttata)
  • Blanding’s turtle (Emydoidea blandingii)
  • Grand Cayman iguana (Cyclura lewisi)
  • Northern helmeted curassow (Pauxi pauxi pauxi)
  • Madagascar teal (Anas bernieri)
  • East African grey crowned-crane (Balearica regulorum gibbericeps)
  • Whooping crane (Grus americana)
  • Ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta)
  • Golden lion tamarin (Leontopithecus rosalia)
  • Black-handed spider monkey (Ateles geoffroyi)
  • Siamang (Symphalangus syndactylus)
  • Bonobo (Pan paniscus)
  • Amur tiger (Panthera tigris altaica)
  • Red panda (Ailurus fulgens refulgens)
  • Baird’s tapir (Tapirus bairdii)
  • Reticulated giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata)

Critically Endangered

  • Chinese alligator (Alligator sinensis)
  • Laysan duck (Anas laysanensis)
  • Waldrapp ibis (Geronticus eremita)
  • Bali mynah (Leucopsar rothschildi)
  • Red ruffed lemur (Varecia rubra)
  • Cotton-top tamarin (Saguinus oedipus)
  • Western lowland gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla)
  • Bornean orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • Eastern bongo (Tragelaphus eurycerus isaaci)

Extinct in the Wild

  • Guam kingfisher (Todiramphus cinnamominus)

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