Are They in Danger of Extinction?

Below are lists of animal species by type at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo that are considered to have a threatened or endangered conservation status as of May 2013. These lists are based upon the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, which is the leading global resource of objective, scientifically-based information on the current status of threatened species. If you are using this information as a resource, please double check the information with IUCN's web listings for the most current status updates.


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Amphibians & Reptiles

IUCN Red List of Amphibian & Reptile Species at CMZ
IUCN Status
African pancake tortoise / Malacochersus tornieri
VU
American alligator / Alligator mississippiensis
LC
Asian rock python / Python molurus
NT
Desert tortoise / Gopherus agassizii
VU
Eastern box turtle / Terrapene carolina
VU
Electric blue gecko / Lygodactylus williamsi
CR
Komodo dragon / Varanus komodoensis
VU
Ornate box turtle / Terrapene ornata
NT
Painted frog / Atelopus varius
CR
Standing's day gecko / Phelsuma standingi
VU
Wyoming toad / Bufo baxteri
EW
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Birds

IUCN Red List of Bird Species at CMZ
IUCN Status
Abyssinian ground hornbill / Bucorvus abyssinicus
LC
African penguin / Spheniscus demersus
EN
Bald eagle / Haliaeetus leucocephalus
LC
Cape griffon vulture / Gyps coprotheres
VU
Grey-crowned crane / Balearica regulorum
EN
Grey parrot / Psittacus erithacus
VU
Griffon vulture / Gyps fulvus
LC
Kori bustard / Ardeotis kori
LC
Sarus crane / Grus antigone
VU
Southern ground hornbill / Bucorvus leadbeateri
VU
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Fish

IUCN Red List of Fish Species at CMZ
IUCN Status
Banggai cardinalfish / Pterapogon kauderni
EN
Common carp / Cyprinus carpio
VU
Puffer / Tetraodon biocellatus
LC
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Mammals

IUCN Red List of Mammal Species at CMZ
IUCN Status
African elephant / Loxodonta africana
VU
African lion / Panthera leo
VU
Amur leopard / Panthera pardus
NT
Amur tiger / Panthera tigris
EN
Asiatic black bear / Ursus thibetanus
VU
Black crested mangabey / Lophocebus aterrimus
NT
Black-footed ferret / Mustela nigripes
EN
Black-and-white ruffed lemur / Varecia variegata
CR
Black howler monkey / Alouatta caraya
LC
Black rhinoceros / Diceros bicornis
CR
Bornean orangutan / Pongo pygmaeus
EN
Canadian lynx / Lynx canadensis
LC
Eastern black-and-white colobus / Colobus guereza
LC
Egyptian fruit bat / Rousettus aegyptiacus
LC
Emperor Tamarin
LC 2008
Geoffrey's Marmoset
LC 2008
Goeldi's monkey / Callimico goeldii
VU
Golden Lion Tamarin
EN 2008
Grizzly bear/brown bear / Ursus arctos
LC
Hoffmann's two-toed sloth / Choloepus hoffmanni
LC
Lion-tailed macaque / Macaca silenus
EN
Mexican grey wolf / Canis lupus
CR
Moose/Eurasian elk / Alces alces
LC
Mountain/woolly tapir / Tapirus pinchaque
EN
Naked mole-rat / Heterocephalus glaber
LC
Nile hippopotamus / Hippopotamus amphibius
VU
Okapi / Okapia johnstoni
NT
Pallas' cat / Felis manul
NT
Parma wallaby / Macropus parma
NT
Reticulated giraffe / Giraffa camelopardalis
LC
Ring-tailed lemur / Lemur catta
NT
Rock hyrax / Procavia capensis
LC
Siamang gibbon / Symphalangus syndactylus
EN
Snow leopard / Uncia uncia
EN
Spectacled bear / Tremarctos ornatus
VU
Sumatran orangutan / Pongo abelii
CR
Western Lowland gorilla / Gorilla gorilla
CR
White-cheeked gibbon / Nomascus leucogenys
CR
White-fronted marmoset / Callithrix geoffroyi
LC
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Invertebrates

IUCN Red List of Invertebrate Species at CMZ
IUCN Status
There are currently no IUCN listed invertebrate species at CMZ.

The lists above are based upon the current International Union of Conservation Nations IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Please use their search site link for further details.



Additional Endangered Species Links:

Below are additional website resources for further informatoin about endangered species.


http://www.catalogueoflife.org/

http://www.fws.gov/endangered/map/state/CO.html

http://wildlife.state.co.us/WILDLIFESPECIES/Pages/WildlifeSpecies.aspx

http://www.edgeofexistence.org/