Endangered Animals

Species Directory

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Common name Scientific name Conservation status
African Elephant Loxodonta africana Vulnerable
African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus Endangered
Albacore Tuna Thunnus alalunga Near Threatened
Amazon River Dolphin Scientific Name Inia geoffrensis
Amur Leopard Panthera pardus orientalis Critically Endangered
Arctic Fox Vulpes lagopus Least Concern
Arctic Wolf Canis lupus arctos Least Concern
Asian Elephant Elephas maximus indicus Endangered
Beluga Delphinapterus leucas Near Threatened
Bigeye Tuna Thunnus obesus Vulnerable
Black Rhino Diceros bicornis Critically Endangered
Black Spider Monkey Ateles paniscus Vulnerable
Black-footed Ferret Mustela nigripes Endangered
Blue Whale Balaenoptera musculus Endangered
Bluefin Tuna Thunnus Thynnus Endangered
Bonobo Pan paniscus Endangered
Bornean Orangutan Pongo pygmaeus Critically Endangered
Borneo Pygmy Elephant Elephas maximus borneensis Endangered
Bowhead Whale Balaena mysticetus Least Concern
Brown Bear Ursus arctos Least Concern
Chimpanzee Pan troglodytes Endangered
Common Bottlenose Dolphin Tursiops truncates Least Concern
Continental Tiger Panthera tigris tigris
Cross River Gorilla Gorilla gorilla diehli Critically Endangered
Dolphins and Porpoises
Dugong Dugong dugon Vulnerable
Eastern Lowland Gorilla Gorilla beringei graueri Critically Endangered
Elephant
Fin Whale Balaenoptera physalus Endangered
Forest Elephant Vulnerable
Galápagos Penguin Spheniscus mendiculus Endangered
Ganges River Dolphin Platanista gangetica gangetica Endangered
Giant Panda Ailuropoda melanoleuca Vulnerable
Giant Tortoise Vulnerable
Gorilla Gorilla gorilla and Gorilla beringei
Gray Whale Eschrichtius robustus Least Concern
Great White Shark Carcharodon carcharias Vulnerable
Greater One-Horned Rhino Rhinoceros unicornis Vulnerable
Greater Sage-Grouse Centrocercus urophasianus Near Threatened
Green Turtle Chelonia mydas Endangered
Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata Critically Endangered
Hector’s Dolphin Cephalorhynchus hectori Endangered
Hippopotamus Hippopotamus amphibius Vulnerable
Humphead Wrasse Cheilinus undulatus Endangered
Indian Elephant Elephas maximus indicus Endangered
Indus River Dolphin Platanista minor Endangered
Irrawaddy Dolphin Orcaella brevirostris Endangered
Jaguar Panthera onca Near Threatened
Javan Rhino Rhinoceros sondaicus Critically Endangered
Leatherback Turtle Dermochelys coriacea Vulnerable
Loggerhead Turtle Caretta caretta Vulnerable
Macaw Ara ararauna Least Concern
Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus Vulnerable
Monarch Butterfly Danaus plexippus
Mountain Gorilla Gorilla beringei beringei Endangered
Mountain Plover Charadrius montanus Near Threatened
Narwhal Monodon monoceros Near Threatened
North Atlantic Right Whale Eubalaena glacialis Endangered
Olive Ridley Turtle Lepidochelys olivacea Vulnerable
Orangutan Pongo abelii, Pongo pygmaeus Critically Endangered
Pacific Salmon
Pangolin
Penguin Spheniscidae
Plains Bison Bison bison bison Near Threatened
Poison Dart Frog Dendrobates species
Polar Bear Ursus maritimus Vulnerable
Pronghorn Antilocarpa americana Least Concern
Red Panda Ailurus fulgens Endangered
Rhino
Saola Pseudoryx nghetinhensis Critically Endangered
Savanna Elephant Loxodonta africana africana Vulnerable
Sea Lions Zalophus wollebaeki Endangered
Sea Turtle Cheloniidae and Dermochelyidae families Vulnerable
Seals
Sei Whale Balaenoptera borealis Endangered
Shark
Skipjack Tuna Katsuwonus pelamis Least Concern
Sloth
Snow Leopard Panthera uncia Vulnerable
Southern rockhopper penguin Eudyptes chrysocome Vulnerable
Sri Lankan Elephant Elephas maximus maximus Endangered
Sumatran Elephant Elephas maximus sumatranus Critically Endangered
Sumatran Orangutan Pongo abelii Critically Endangered
Sumatran Rhino Dicerorhinus sumatrensis Critically Endangered
Sunda Tiger Panthera tigris sondaica Critically Endangered
Swift Fox Vulpes velox Least Concern
Tiger Panthera tigris Endangered
Tree Kangaroo Dendrolagus sp. Least Concern
Tuna Thunnus and Katsuwonus species
Vaquita Phocoena sinus Critically Endangered
Western Lowland Gorilla Gorilla gorilla gorilla Critically Endangered
Whale Balaenoptera, Balaena, Eschrichtius, and Eubalaen Endangered
Whale Shark Rhincodon typus Endangered
White Rhino Ceratotherium simum Near Threatened
Yangtze Finless Porpoise Neophocaena asiaeorientalis ssp. asiaeorientalis Critically Endangered
Yellowfin Tuna Thunnus albacares Near Threatened
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