Animal Info - St. Vincent and the Grenadines


Threatened Species, Environmental and Social Data (Mammals, Biodiversity/Ecosystems, Population, Area, Protected Lands), References and Links

Threatened Species

Threatened Species: The following list includes all mammals which occur in St. Vincent and the Grenadines and are rated as Critically Endangered (CR), Endangered (EN) or Vulnerable (VU) in the 2004 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals:

Environmental and Social Data


Total number of species: 8 (Groombridge & Jenkins 1994)
Number of endemic species: 0 (Groombridge & Jenkins 1994)
Number of threatened species: 1996 and 2000: 2 (25 % of total species) (IUCN 1996, IUCN 2000) 


St. Vincent & the Grenadines contains portions of the Antilles Global Biodiversity Hotspot (Cons. Intl. 1999a)


Population in 1995: 116,000 (Natl. Geog. Soc. 1995)
Population density in 1995: 298.6 people/sq km (773.3 people/sq mi) (Natl. Geog. Soc. 1995)
Population in 1998: 119,818 (World Almanac 1999)


Area: 388 sq km (150 sq mi) (Natl. Geog. Soc. 1995)

Protected Lands

Area: 80 sq km (31 sq mi) (Groombridge 1992)


Per capita GDP ($ U.S.) (1996): $2,190 (World Almanac 1999)

References and Links

References: Cons. Intl. 1999a, Groombridge & Jenkins 1994, IUCN 1994, IUCN 1996, IUCN 2000IUCN 2004, Natl. Geog. Soc. 1995, World Almanac 1999

General Links (After you get to one of these sites, click on the link for St. Vincent and the Grenadines): CIA World Factbook, Foreign Embassies of Washington, D.C., Library of Congress - Country Studies, University of Texas - Country Maps, Washington Post - Countries, World Resources Institute - Country Profiles

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