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50 endangered species that only live in the Amazon rainforest

  • White-nosed saki

    - Scientific name: Chiropotes albinasus
    - Red List status: Endangered
    - Geographic range: Brazil
    - Threatened by: Residential & commercial development, agriculture & aquaculture, transportation & service corridors, biological resource use
    - Current conservation efforts: Conservation sites identified, included in international legislation, subject to any international management / trade controls
    - Citation: Veiga, L.M., Pinto, L.P., Ferrari, S.F., Rylands, A.B., Mittermeier, R.A. & Boubli, J.-P. 2008. Chiropotes albinasus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T4685A11085894.

  • Black bearded saki

    - Scientific name: Chiropotes satanas
    - Red List status: Critically endangered
    - Geographic range: Brazil
    - Threatened by: Residential & commercial development, agriculture & aquaculture, biological resource use, natural system modifications
    - Current conservation efforts: Occurs in at least one protected area, included in international legislation, subject to international management / trade controls
    - Citation: Veiga, L.M., Silva Jr., J.S., Ferrari, S.F. & Rylands, A.B. 2008. Chiropotes satanas. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T39956A10297662.

  • Royal cinclodes

    - Scientific name: Cinclodes aricomae
    - Red List status: Critically endangered
    - Geographic range: Peru
    - Threatened by: Agriculture & aquaculture, biological resource use, human intrusions & disturbance, natural system modifications, pollution, climate change & severe weather
    - Current conservation efforts: Action recovery plan, conservation sites identified, occurs in at least one protected area
    - Citation: BirdLife International 2018. Cinclodes aricomae (amended version of 2017 assessment). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T22724402A128905948.

  • Wattled curassow

    - Scientific name: Crax globulosa
    - Red List status: Endangered
    - Geographic range: Peru
    - Threatened by: Residential & commercial development, agriculture & aquaculture, biological resource use
    - Current conservation efforts: Action recovery plan, conservation sites identified, occurs in at least one protected area, subjct to ex-situ conservation, subject to education & awareness programs
    - Citation: BirdLife International 2016. Crax globulosa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T22678537A92777596.

  • Belem curassow

    - Scientific name: Crax pinima
    - Red List status: Critically endangered
    - Geographic range: Brazil
    - Threatened by: Agriculture & aquaculture, biological resource use
    - Current conservation efforts: Action recovery plan, conservation sites identified, occurs in at least one protected area, subject to ex-situ conservation
    - Citation: BirdLife International 2018. Crax pinima (amended version of 2016 assessment). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T45092131A126663305.

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  • Orinoco crocodile

    - Scientific name: Crocodylus intermedius
    - Red List status: Critically endangered
    - Geographic range: Colombia, Venezuela
    - Threatened by: Agriculture & aquaculture, biological resource use
    - Current conservation efforts: Action recovery plan, conservation sites identified, subject to ex-situ conservation, successfully reintroduced
    - Citation: Balaguera-Reina, S.A., Espinosa-Blanco, A., Antelo, R., Morales-Betancourt, M. & Seijas, A. 2018. Crocodylus intermedius. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T5661A3044743.

  • Jocotoco antpitta

    - Scientific name: Grallaria ridgelyi
    - Red List status: Endangered
    - Geographic range: Ecuador, Peru
    - Threatened by: Residential & commercial development, agriculture & aquaculture, energy production & mining, transportation & service corridors, biological resource use
    - Current conservation efforts: Conservation sites identified, occurs in at least one protected area
    - Citation: BirdLife International 2016. Grallaria ridgelyi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T22724628A94874688.

  • Golden parakeet

    - Scientific name: Guaruba guarouba
    - Red List status: Vulnerable
    - Geographic range: Brazil
    - Threatened by: Residential & commercial development, transportation & service corridors, biological resource use
    - Current conservation efforts: Action recovery plan, conservation sites identified, occurs in at least one protected area, subject to ex-situ conservation, subject to international management / trade controls
    - Citation: BirdLife International 2018. Guaruba guarouba. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T22724703A132029835.

  • Pink-throated brilliant

    - Scientific name: Heliodoxa gularis
    - Red List status: Vulnerable
    - Geographic range: Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
    - Threatened by: Agriculture & aquaculture, energy production & mining, biological resource use
    - Current conservation efforts: Conservation sites identified, occurs in at least one protected area, subject to international management / trade controls
    - Citation: BirdLife International 2016. Heliodoxa gularis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T22687721A93165925.

  • Masked antpitta

    - Scientific name: Hylopezus auricularis
    - Red List status: Vulnerable
    - Geographic range: Bolivia
    - Threatened by: Human intrusions & disturbance
    - Current conservation efforts: Conservation sites identified, occurs in at least one protected area
    - Citation: BirdLife International 2018. Hylopezus auricularis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T22728454A132032705.

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