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50 endangered species that only live in the Amazon rainforest

  • Quito stubfoot toad

    - Scientific name: Atelopus ignescens
    - Red List status: Critically endangered
    - Geographic range: Ecuador
    - Threatened by: Agriculture & aquaculture, natural system modifications, invasive & other problematic species/genes/diseases, climate change & severe weather
    - Current conservation efforts: Subject to ex-situ conservation
    - Citation: IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2018. Atelopus ignescens. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T54518A98641865.

  • Gualecenita stubfoot toad

    - Scientific name: Atelopus nepiozomus
    - Red List status: Endangered
    - Geographic range: Ecuador
    - Threatened by: Agriculture & aquaculture, invasive & other problematic species/genes/diseases
    - Current conservation efforts: Occurs in at least one protected area
    - Citation: IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2018. Atelopus nepiozomus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T54533A98642427.

  • Pebas stubfoot toad

    - Scientific name: Atelopus spumarius
    - Red List status: Vulnerable
    - Geographic range: Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname
    - Threatened by: Residential & commercial development, agriculture & aquaculture, transportation & service corridors, biological resource use, natural system modifications, invasive non-native/alien species/diseases
    - Current conservation efforts: Conservation sites identified, occurs in at least one protected area, subject to ex-situ conservation
    - Citation: Claudia Azevedo-Ramos, Santiago Ron, Luis A. Coloma, Martín R. Bustamante, Antonio Salas, Rainer Schulte, Stefan Lötters, Ariadne Angulo, Fernando Castro, Jean Lescure, Christian Marty, Enrique La Marca, Marinus Hoogmoed 2010. Atelopus spumarius. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T54555A11166846.

  • Bolivian stubfoot toad

    - Scientific name: Atelopus tricolor
    - Red List status: Vulnerable
    - Geographic range: Bolivia, Peru
    - Threatened by: Agriculture & aquaculture, invasive and other problematic species, genes & diseases, pollution
    - Current conservation efforts: Conservation sites identified, occurs in at least one protected area
    - Citation: Salas, A., Ibáñez, R., Catenazzi, A., Chaparro, J.C., Angulo, A., Reichle, S., Köhler, J., De la Riva, I., Lötters, S., Cortez, C. & Arizabal, W. 2004. Atelopus tricolor (errata version published in 2016). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T54559A86446362.

  • Bald-headed uakari

    - Scientific name: Cacajao calvus
    - Red List status: Vulnerable
    - Geographic range: Brazil, Peru
    - Threatened by: Agriculture & aquaculture, biological resource use
    - Current conservation efforts: Conservation sites identified, included in international legislation, subject to any international management / trade controls
    - Citation: Veiga, L.M., Bowler, M., Silva Jr., J.S., Queiroz, H.L., Boubli, J.-P. & Rylands, A.B. 2008. Cacajao calvus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T3416A9846330.

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  • San Martin titi monkey

    - Scientific name: Callicebus oenanthe
    - Red List status: Critically endangered
    - Geographic range: Peru
    - Threatened by: Residential & commercial development, agriculture & aquaculture, transportation & service corridors, biological resource use
    - Current conservation efforts: Conservation sites identified, occurs in at least one protected area, recent education & awareness programs, included in international legislation, subject to international management / trade controls
    - Citation: Veiga, L., Bóveda-Penalba, A., Vermeer, J., Tello-Alvarado, J.C. & Cornejo, F. 2011. Plecturocebus oenanthe. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2011: e.T3553A9939083.

  • Goeldi’s monkey

    - Scientific name: Callimico goeldii
    - Red List status: Vulnerable
    - Geographic range: Bolivia, Brazil (Amazonas, Acre, Rondônia), Colombia, Peru
    - Threatened by: Agriculture & aquaculture, transportation & service corridors, biological resource use
    - Current conservation efforts: Conservation sites identified, included in international legislation, subject to international management / trade controls
    - Citation: Cornejo, F. 2008. Callimico goeldii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species2008: e.T3564A9947398.

  • Ka’apor capuchin

    - Scientific name: Cebus kaapori
    - Red List status: Critically endangered
    - Geographic range: Brazil (Maranhão, Pará)
    - Threatened by: Residential & commercial development, agriculture & aquaculture, energy production & mining, transportation & service corridors, biological resource use
    - Current conservation efforts: Occurs in at least one protected area, included in international legislation, subject to international management / trade controls
    - Citation: Kierulff, M.C.M. & de Oliveira, M.M. 2008. Cebus kaapori. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T40019A10303725.

  • Amazon giant glass frog

    - Scientific name: Centrolene pipilatum
    - Red List status: Endangered
    - Geographic range: Ecuador
    - Threatened by: Agriculture & aquaculture, biological resource use, invasive & other problematic species/genes/diseases, climate change & severe weather
    - Current conservation efforts: Occurs in at least one protected area
    - Citation: Luis A. Coloma, Santiago Ron, Diego Cisneros-Heredia 2004. Centrolene pipilatum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T54933A11228482.

  • Rio Branco antbird

    - Scientific name: Cercomacra carbonaria
    - Red List status: Critically endangered
    - Geographic range: Brazil, Guyana
    - Threatened by: Agriculture & aquaculture, biological resource use, natual system modifications
    - Current conservation efforts: Conservation sites identified, occurs in at least one protected area
    - Citation: BirdLife International 2018. Cercomacra carbonaria (amended version of 2017 assessment). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T22701686A128257225.

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