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ENDANGERED SPECIES

The following animals at the Milwaukee County Zoo are classified by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as Endangered, Critically Endangered or Extinct in the Wild.

The IUCN is a global organization and authority on the status of the natural world and the measures needed to safeguard it.

Endangered (EN)

  • Spotted turtle (Clemmys guttata)
  • Blanding's turtle (Emydoidea blandingii)
  • Grand Cayman iguana (Cyclura lewisi)
  • Northern helmeted curassow (Pauxi pauxi pauxi)
  • Madagascar teal (Anas bernieri)
  • East African grey crowned-crane (Balearica regulorum gibbericeps)
  • Whooping crane (Grus americana)
  • Ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta)
  • Golden lion tamarin (Leontopithecus rosalia)
  • Black-handed spider monkey (Ateles geoffroyi)
  • Siamang (Symphalangus syndactylus)
  • Bonobo (Pan paniscus)
  • Amur tiger (Panthera tigris altaica)
  • Red panda (Ailurus fulgens refulgens)
  • Baird's tapir (Tapirus bairdii)
  • Reticulated giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata)

Critically Endangered (CR)

  • Chinese alligator (Alligator sinensis)
  • Laysan duck (Anas laysanensis)
  • Waldrapp ibis (Geronticus eremita)
  • Bali mynah (Leucopsar rothschildi)
  • Red ruffed lemur (Varecia rubra)
  • Cotton-top tamarin (Saguinus oedipus)
  • Western lowland gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla)
  • Bornean orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • Eastern black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis michaeli)
  • Eastern bongo (Tragelaphus eurycerus isaaci)

Extinct in the Wild (EW)

  • Guam kingfisher (Todiramphus cinnamominus)

Updated January 2021

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