List Of Endangered Animals In South Africa

An endangered species is a species that is very likely to become extinct in the near future, either worldwide or in a particular political jurisdiction. Endangered species may be at risk due to factors such as habitat loss, poaching and invasive species.

Find below are the list of Endangered Animals In South Africa

Endangered Wildlife Trust

Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre

WWF South Africa, Newlands Office

What is the most endangered species in South Africa?

Riverine Rabbits – South Africa’s most Endangered Animal

The Riverine Rabbit (Bunolagus monticularis) is one of the world’s rarest and most endangered mammals and is South Africa’s most endangered wildlife species.

How many endangered species are there in South Africa?

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species, which assesses the conservation status of plants, fungi and animals across the globe, show that 281 species with some or all of their range in South Africa are currently classified on the Red List as critically endangered

Which animals are considered as endangered in South Africa?

Ten endangered animals in South Africa, and how you can help

Pickergill’s Reedfrog. Pickergill’s Reed Frog – critically endangered.
Cape vulture. Cape Vulture.
Cheetah. Cheetah female – photo by Dumay de Boulle.
African Wild dog (painted dog)
Blue crane.
Riverine rabbit.
Knysna seahorse.
Golden Moles.

What are the 10 endangered animals?

Falling Stars: 10 of the Most Famous Endangered Species

giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca)
tiger (Panthera tigris)
whooping crane (Grus americana)
blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
sea otter (Enhydra lutris)
snow leopard (Panthera uncia)
gorilla (Gorilla beringei andGorilla gorilla)