Animal Info - World's Rarest Mammals
Mammal species with published estimates of worldwide population about 1000 animals* or
less (animals are listed in the order of their population estimates, with the rarest
(*P) indicates that there are one or more links to
pictures of the animal in the "Profile" section at the top of its web
Graduates of 'World's Rarest Mammals'
- There are many other mammals with populations less than 1000 animals for which
population estimates are not available.
- Only wild populations are meant to be included.
- Many of the population numbers are rough estimates. However, as Schaller
has noted: "...even a well-considered guess has validity when
evaluating status of endangered species." (Schaller
1998, p. 202)
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Last modified: June 18, 2009