A List of Endangered Animals That'll Make You Stare in Disbelief

Endangered Animals List
Global warming and uncontrollably expanding human population has led to the extinction of many animal species from earth. The following article on endangered animals list shows those species who face the threat of extinction unless we humans show active consideration and pitch in to make a difference!
Beached Sperm Whale
The terms endangered animals and endangered species include all those groups of organisms and life forms that are facing the threat of extinction due to human induced factors such as deforestation, poaching, hunting, animal cruelty, animal experimentation, etc. The following endangered animals list names all such animals the existence of which, about ten years from now, pose a big question mark upon the biodiversity of planet Earth!
Most Endangered Species List
The following list of endangered animal species include some of the most well-known and lovable animal and bird species that are threatened with extinction and it is a shame for the entire humanity to see these creatures included among endangered species. If we are to go by the current endangered species facts, it won't be long before they make their transition from the endangered list to the extinct animals list unless we humans, the chief culprits, come to our senses and make conscious efforts to preserve these diverse and beautiful life forms on Earth! The following animals face a very serious threat of extinction and they occupy the priority status as per wildlife conservation requirements! There are very few numbers of animals left in these species and widespread destruction of habitat and poaching have alarmingly reduced the figures of these animals to abysmal depths!
  • African Elephant
  • Asiatic Lion
  • Aye Aye
  • Bald Eagle
  • Bengal Tiger
  • Blue Poison Frog
  • Bonobo
  • Bornean Orangutan
  • Brown Spider Monkey
  • Cheetah
  • Chimpanzee
  • Coelacanth
  • Diana Monkey
  • Diademed Sifaka
  • Eastern Red Colobus
  • Elegant Frog
  • Giant Armadillo
  • Giant Anteater
  • Giant Otter
  • Giant Panda
  • Great Green Macaw
  • Golden Bellied Capuchin Monkey
  • Golden Lion Tamarin
  • Golden Mantella
  • Golden Poison Frog
  • Grizzly Bear
  • Harpy Eagle
  • Hyacinth Macaw
  • Imperial Parrot
  • Indian Elephant
  • Indian Rhinoceros
  • Indian Wild Dog
  • Jaguar
  • Javanese Langur
  • Javanese Rhinoceros
  • Kakapo
  • Komodo Dragon
  • Leopard
  • Lear's Macaw
  • Leatherhead Turtle
  • Loggerhead Turtle
  • Mahogany Glider
  • Maned Sloth
  • Mediterranean Monk Seal
  • Mountain Gorilla
  • Mountain Tapir
  • Orinoco Crocodile
  • Panama Golden Frog
  • Passenger Pigeon
  • Piping Plover
  • Proboscis Monkey
  • Pronghorn Antelope
  • Pygmy Sloth
  • Rancho Grande Harlequin Frog
  • Sea Otter
  • Sei Whale
  • Snow Leopard
  • Sumatran Orangutan
  • Sumatran Tiger
  • TakahÄ“
  • White Lion
  • White Tiger
  • Yellow Crested Cockatoo
Bonobo
Bonobo
Bornean Orangutan
Bornean Orangutan
Sumatran Tiger
Sumatran Tiger
Giant Anteater
Giant Anteater
Grizzly Bear
Grizzly Bear
Harpy Eagle
Harpy Eagle
Bald Eagle
Bald Eagle
Great Green Macaw
Great Green Macaw
Blue Macaw
Blue Macaw
Indian Wild Dog
Indian Wild Dog
Mountain Gorilla
Mountain Gorilla
Sea Otter
Sea Otter
White Lion
White Lion
Proboscis Monkey
Proboscis Monkey
Spider Monkey
Spider Monkey
Continent-wise List of Endangered Animal Species
The following lists enumerate some of the most prominent species of animals that are quickly diminishing in number. Check these out.
Endangered Species in Africa
The following endangered wild animals in Africa are showing an alarming rate of decrease in their numbers each year. If conservation steps are not prepped up, the Dark Continent will soon lose much of its biodiversity and wild beauty!
  • Cheetah
  • Cuvier's Gazelle
  • African Elephant
  • Chimpanzee
  • Leopard
  • Ostrich
  • White Rhinoceros
  • Addax
  • Ethiopian Wolf
  • Striped Hyena
  • African Wild Dog
  • Geometric Tortoise
  • Gorilla
  • Slender-snouted Crocodile
  • African Wild Ass
Following are the images of some of these animals. Check out each of the following pictures for a detailed look at what majestic beauties are on the verge of being wiped off the face of Earth owing to various threats to their lives and habitat.
Addax
Addax
White Rhinoceros
White Rhinoceros
Striped Hyena
Striped Hyena
Slender-snouted Crocodile
Slender-snouted Crocodile
Cheetah
Cheetah
African Elephant
African Elephant
African Wild Ass
African Wild Ass
Ostrich
Ostrich
African Wild Dog
African Wild Dog
Leopard
Leopard
Endangered Species in Antarctica
The ice-covered continent, already sparse on flora and fauna, is facing a serious threat of losing some of the most fantastic life forms that are unique to this snowy landmass. A lot of endangered sea creatures have the cold Antarctic waters as their natural habitat, making global warming a direct threat to their existence. Following are some of the most endangered animals that are found on the Antarctic landmass and the surrounding seas:-
  • Gray Whale
  • Humpback Whale
  • Beluga Whale
  • Sperm Whale
  • Killer Whale
  • Bowhead Whale
  • Blue Whale
  • Polar Bear
  • Amsterdam
  • Albatross
Check out each of the following pictures to take a close look at some of these majestic creatures. It's a shame they made it to this list of endangered species.
Humpback Whale
Humpback Whale
Killer Whale
Killer Whale
Sperm Whale
Sperm Whale
Beluga Whale
Beluga Whale
Blue Whale
Blue Whale
Polar Bear
Polar Bear
Endangered Species in Asia
The following Asiatic animals are faced with rapidly dwindling numbers and extinction may not be far away for them!
  • Giant Panda
  • Indian Rhinoceros
  • Asiatic Lion
  • Bengal Tiger
  • Komodo Dragon
  • Monkey Eating Eagle
  • Asian Elephant
  • Orangutan
  • White Handed Gibbon
Following are some of the most amazing animals from the above list.
Indian Rhinoceros
Indian Rhinoceros
Asiatic Lion
Asiatic Lion
Asian Elephant
Asian Elephant
Orangutan
Orangutan
Endangered Species in Australia
The Island Continent is at a risk of losing the following species that are part of its unique geographical biodiversity.
  • Numbat
  • Bandicoot
  • Leadbeater's Possum
  • Bilby
  • Tree Kangaroo
  • Dugong
  • Australian Sea Lion
  • Banded Hare-wallaby
  • Central Rock Rat
Following are a few animals of the Australian continent that being threatened by extinction:-
Dugong
Dugong
Sea Lion
Sea Lion
Endangered Species in Europe
It's sad that the following amazing European species of animals have come under the purview of endangered species.
  • Iberian Lynx
  • Mediterranean Monk Seal
  • Saiga
  • Azorean Bat
  • European Mink
  • North Atlantic Right Whale
  • Sandy Mole Rat
  • Canary Shrew
  • Madeira Pipistrelle
  • Mouse Tailed dormouse
  • Long Eared Bat
  • Wisent (European bison)
Iberian Lynx
Iberian Lynx
Mediterranean Monk Seal
Mediterranean Monk Seal
European bison
European bison
Endangered Species in North America
The following animal species of the North American continent may not make it into the next decade unless we get actively involved in the cause of their conservation.
  • Red Wolf
  • Wood Bison
  • Kangaroo Rat
  • Amargosa Vole
  • Woodland Caribou
  • Jaguarundi
  • Mexican Hualapai Vole
  • Mexican Bobcat
  • Black Footed Ferret
  • Indiana Bat
  • American Crocodile
  • Blunt-nosed Leopard Lizard
  • Gray Bat
  • Rice Rat
  • California Big Horn Sheep
  • North American Cougar
  • Gopher Tortoise
  • Alameda Whip Snake
  • Delmarva Peninsula Fox
  • West Indian Manatee
  • Island Fox
  • Cedros Island Mule Deer
  • Houston Toad
  • California Tiger Salamander
Jaguarundi
Jaguarundi
Red Wolf
Red Wolf
Leopard Lizard
Leopard Lizard
Big Horn Sheep
Big Horn Sheep
Cougar
Cougar
Woodland Caribou
Woodland Caribou
American Crocodile
American Crocodile
Tortoise
Tortoise
American manatee
American manatee
Kangaroo Rat
Kangaroo Rat
Endangered Species in South America
The following threatened species include many. These endangered rainforest animal species of the great Amazon constitute of the unique biosphere of this region.
  • Amazonian Manatee
  • Brazilian Three-toed Sloth
  • Giant Otter
  • Giant Armadillo
  • Little Spotted Cat
  • Margay
  • Bald Uakari
  • Maned Wolf
  • Central American Tapir
  • Cotton Top Marmoset
  • Marsh Deer
  • Ocelot
  • Yellow Tailed Wooly Monkey
  • Pampas Deer
  • Bespectacled Bear
  • Jaguar
  • Bolivian Chinchilla
  • Thin-spined Porcupine
  • South Andean Huemul
  • Marine Otter
  • Mantled Howler Monkey
  • Pied Tamarin
  • Toucan
  • Poison Dart Frog
Check out some of these animals below:-
Ocelot
Ocelot
Toucans
Toucans
Marsh Deer
Marsh Deer
Jaguar
Jaguar
Blue dart frog
Blue poison dart frog
Armadillo
Armadillo
Margay
Margay
This was just a glimpse of how a whole lot of different species are being threatened by extinction. A complete list of all endangered species is a scary testimony to all the destruction that have been meted out by man to Earth's wildlife and biosphere! If you take a careful look at the above lists, you'll see a creepy pattern - some or the other species of tiger or monkey is there in almost every endangered species list! In fact, the mangrove forests of Southeast Asia, which used to literally crawl with the yellow-and-black striped tigers, are not witnesses to the rapid decline in population of these majestic big cats. Same is the case with the rarer white tigers who are literally looking extinction in the eye if their rapidly dwindling numbers are anything to go by! Endangered simians such as the Proboscis Monkey, various species of Howler Monkey and the Brown Spider Monkey are also being threatened by extinction. It's not too late yet - the damage done till date may not be completely reversible but further damage can definitely be arrested if thoughtful and emergency measures are taken to preserve what we still have left! Pushing animal species towards extinction is the worst violation of animal rights. We have no authority, whatsoever, to decide which creatures get to live and which get to leave!
Bonobo
Bonobo
Bonobo On A Tree
Bonobo On Tree
Male Bonobo In Natural Habitat
Male bonobo
Cheetah Profile
Cheetah
Look Of Cheetah
Look Of Cheetah
Cheetah
Cheetah
Cheetah In The Savanna
Cheetah In Savanna
Elephant Raising Trunk
Elephant Raising Trunk
Elephants With Babies Drinking From Pond
Elephant With Babies
Elephant Approaching
Elephant
Elephants
Elephants
Larger Than Life
Big Elephant
Two Elephants Holding Trunks
Two Elephant Holiding Trunk
Tigers In Combat
Tigers in Combat
Baby Arctic Wolf In Wildlife
Baby Wolf
Wolf Dog
Wolf Dog
Growling Grizzly Bear
Growling grizzly bear
Two Wolves On The Lookout
Two wolves
Cute Alaskan Brown Bear Cub
Cute Brown Bear
Sleeping Grizzly Bear
Sleeping grizzly bear
White Rhino
White Rhino
Yellow Eyed Black Wolf
Black Wolf
Smirking Tiger
Smirking Tiger
Indian Rhino
Indian Rhino
Mountain Gorilla
Mountain Gorilla
Silverback Gorilla
Silverback Gorilla
Leopard
Leopard
Leopard Sat Yawning On Dead Tree
Leopard yawning on tree
Gray Wolf
Gray Wolf
Leopard Portrait
Leopard
On The Bank
Crocodile
Wolf In The Forest
Wolf in the forest
Bald Eagle Wing
Bald Eagle
Bald Eagle Spots Prey
Bald Eagle On Tree
Lion South Africa
Lion
Coyote
Coyote
White Rhinoceros In Kruger National Park
White Rhinoceros
Lowland Gorilla
Lowland Gorilla
Indian Rhinoceros
Indian Rhinoceros
Cuddly Leopard
Cuddly Leopard
White Rhinoceros Walking On The Road
White Rhinoceros
Leopard With Baby
Leopard with baby
The Bonobo On The Green Natural
Bonobo
The Eating Female Bonobo With A Cub
Bonobo With Baby
Green Crocodile
Green Crocodile
Mountain Gorilla
Mountain Gorilla
Gorilla
Gorilla
Young Elephant Playing
Young Elephant Playing
Leopard Panther
Leopard panther
Bald Eagle Is Landing On Snow
Bald Eagle