How to help - Endangered wildlife of Africa

Awareness is key...so here is some info...

  1. Leatherback Turtle - found along the coast of East Africa, Critically Endangered since 2000
  2. Addax - Critically Endangered since 2000 
  3. Cuvier's Gazelle - Endangered since 1986
  4. Pygmy Hippopotamus - Endangered since 2006
  5. Blue Crane - South Africa's national bird, listed as Vulnerable since 1994
  6. Dugong - Vulnerable since 1982
  7. Cheetah - listed as Vulnerable since 1986, but the Saharan Cheetah found in parts of northwest Africa is Critically Endangered.
  8. African Elephant - from Endangered in 1996 to Vulnerable in 2004, with its status currently being uncertain.
  9. Pangolin - Four species in Africa, all listed as Vulnerable
  10. Lion - Vulnerable since 1996
  11. Cape Vulture (or Cape Griffon) - listed as Vulnerable since 1994

Near Threatened:

  • Southern White Rhino - listed as Near Threatened since 1994

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