Endemic Animals of Egypt








Egyptian weasel
Egyptian weasel
The Egyptian weasel is a unique population of the least weasel endemic to northern Egypt. It is listed as Least Concern on the IUCN Red List. It was formerly considered a distinct species, as Mustela subpalmata.
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Egyptian weasel
Protocetus
Protocetus
Protocetus atavus is an extinct species of primitive cetacean from Egypt. It lived during the middle Eocene period 45 million years ago. The first discovered protocetid, Protocetus atavus was described by Fraas 1904 based on a cranium and a number of associated vertebrae and ribs found in middle Lutetian Tethyan marine limestone from Gebel Mokattam near Cairo, Egypt.
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Protocetus
Nile Delta toad
Nile Delta toad
The Nile Delta toad or Damietta toad is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae. It is endemic to Egypt, where it is found from the Nile Delta to as far south as Luxor. Its natural habitats are swamps, freshwater marshes, arable land, urban areas, seasonally flooded agricultural land and canals and ditches.
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Nile Delta toad
Sinai fan-fingered gecko
Sinai fan-fingered gecko
The Sinai fan-fingered gecko is a species of gecko. It is found in Egypt and the Middle East.
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Sinai fan-fingered gecko
Tomistoma cairense
Tomistoma cairense
Tomistoma cairense is an extinct species of crocodilian from Lutetian stage of the Eocene era. It lived in North East Africa, especially Egypt. Remains of T. cairense have been found in the Mokattam Formation, in Mokattam, Egypt. Tomistoma cairense did not have a Maxilla process within their lacrimal gland, whereas all extant crocodilians do.
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Tomistoma cairense
Mount Sinai gecko
Mount Sinai gecko
The Mount Sinai gecko is a species of lizard in the family Gekkonidae. The species is endemic to Egypt.
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Mount Sinai gecko
Hemidactylus foudaii
Hemidactylus foudaii
Hemidactylus foudaii is a species of gekko in the family Gekkonidae. The species is endemic to North Africa.
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Hemidactylus foudaii
Mesalina bahaeldini
Mesalina bahaeldini
Mesalina bahaeldini is a species of lizard in the family Lacertidae. The species is endemic to Egypt.
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Mesalina bahaeldini
Pale gerbil
Pale gerbil
The pale gerbil is endemic to Egypt and is distributed mainly in the northwestern part of the country. It is also known as the pallid gerbil. The pale gerbil has pale orange fur, with white underparts, white forelimbs and white feet. The ears are unpigmented and the soles of the feet are haired, which is a characteristic of sand-dwelling gerbils.
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Pale gerbil
Flower's shrew
Flower's shrew
Flower's shrew is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is endemic to Egypt. Its natural habitat is arable land. It is threatened by habitat loss.
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Flower's shrew
Egyptian pygmy shrew
Egyptian pygmy shrew
The Egyptian pygmy shrew or sacred shrew is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is endemic to Egypt. Its natural habitat is arable land. It is threatened by habitat loss, partially caused by the construction of the Aswan Dam. They are 48
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Egyptian pygmy shrew
Flower's gerbil
Flower's gerbil
Flower
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Flower's gerbil
Macaca libyca
Macaca libyca
Macaca libyca is a prehistoric macaque from the Late Miocene of Wadi Natrun, Egypt.
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Macaca libyca
Chromodoris quadricolor
Chromodoris quadricolor
Chromodoris quadricolor is a species of very colourful sea slug, a dorid nudibranch, a marine opisthobranch gastropod mollusc. The specific epithet quadricolor means four-coloured, so-named because this nudibranch is yellow, white, blue and black in color.
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Chromodoris quadricolor
Conus wilsi
Conus wilsi
Conus wilsi is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Conidae, the cone snails and their allies. Like all species within the genus Conus, these snails are predatory and venomous. They are capable of "stinging" humans, therefore live ones should be handled carefully or not at all.
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Conus wilsi
Kermia aegyptiaca
Kermia aegyptiaca
Kermia aegyptiaca is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Raphitomidae.
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Kermia aegyptiaca
Cytharomorula dollfusi
Cytharomorula dollfusi
Cytharomorula dollfusi is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk, in the family Muricidae, the murex snails or rock snails.
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Cytharomorula dollfusi