Endemic Animals of Myanmar








Burmese star tortoise
Burmese star tortoise
The Burmese star tortoise is a critically endangered tortoise species, native to the dry, deciduous forests of Myanmar . It is close to extinction in Myanmar, as it is eaten by the native Burmese.
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Burmese star tortoise
Eastern hoolock gibbon
Eastern hoolock gibbon
The eastern hoolock gibbon is a primate from the gibbon family, Hylobatidae. It is one of three species of hoolock gibbon. This species is found in east of the Chindwin River, such as the Mahamyaing Wildlife Sanctuary, and in south west Yunnan of China. Recent study published in April, 2021, in Internaltional Journal of Primatology confirmed that this species is not found in India as it was thought to be.
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Eastern hoolock gibbon
White-browed nuthatch
White-browed nuthatch
The white-browed nuthatch is a species of bird in the nuthatch family. It is endemic to Myanmar. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.
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White-browed nuthatch
Burmese bush lark
Burmese bush lark
The Burmese bush lark or Burmese lark, is a species of lark in the family Alaudidae found in Southeast Asia.
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Burmese bush lark
Hooded treepie
Hooded treepie
The hooded treepie is a species of bird in the family Corvidae. It is endemic to Myanmar.
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Hooded treepie
White-throated babbler
White-throated babbler
The white-throated babbler is a species of bird in the family Leiothrichidae. It is endemic to Burma.
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White-throated babbler
Jerdon's minivet
Jerdon's minivet
Jerdon's minivet is a species of minivet found in Myanmar, mostly in dry deciduous forest. It is sometimes considered conspecific with the white-bellied minivet.
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Jerdon's minivet
Naung Mung scimitar babbler
Naung Mung scimitar babbler
The Naung Mung scimitar babbler is a bird in the family Pellorneidae, described as new to science in 2005. It is sometimes considered conspecific with the closely-related short-tailed scimitar babbler.
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Naung Mung scimitar babbler
Odorrana livida
Odorrana livida
Odorrana livida, also known as the green mountain frog, green cascade frog, Tenasserim frog, bright frog, large odorous frog, or large-eared rock frog, is a species of frog in the family Ranidae. It is known with certainty only from its neotype locality at the Dawna Range in Myanmar, near the border to Thailand, but molecular data suggest that it is present in northeastern India and in peninsular Thailand too, while records from China refer to ...
other species. In much of the literature, this species has been confused with other species, including Odorrana graminea.
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Odorrana livida
Tylototriton shanorum
Tylototriton shanorum
Tylototriton shanorum is a newt endemic to Shan State, Myanmar, where it was recorded in Taunggyi.
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Tylototriton shanorum
Duttaphrynus crocus
Duttaphrynus crocus
Duttaphrynus crocus is a species of toads in the family Bufonidae endemic to the Rakhine State, Myanmar. Its natural habitat is primary evergreen forest. It is threatened by habitat loss .
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Duttaphrynus crocus
Scutiger adungensis
Scutiger adungensis
Scutiger adungensis is a species of frog in the family Megophryidae. It is only known with certainty from two specimens collected in 1931 from Adung Valley in northern Myanmar, near the border to Tibet; there are more recent unconfirmed sightings. Common name Adung lazy toad has been coined for it.
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Scutiger adungensis
Leptobrachium rakhinense
Leptobrachium rakhinense
Leptobrachium rakhinense is a species of frog in the family Megophryidae. Originally described from the eponymous Rakhine Mountains in Myanmar, it is now understood as also being present in Bangladesh and north-eastern India.
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Leptobrachium rakhinense
Burmese roofed turtle
Burmese roofed turtle
The Burmese roofed turtle is one of six species of turtle in the genus Batagur of the family Geoemydidae. It is endemic to Myanmar, but was believed to be extinct until rediscovered in 2002.
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Burmese roofed turtle
Burmese krait
Burmese krait
Bungarus magnimaculatus, the Burmese krait, spotted krait or splendid krait, is a species of venomous snake of the genus Bungarus that is endemic to Myanmar.
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Burmese krait
Burmese eyed turtle
Burmese eyed turtle
The Burmese eyed turtle, also known as the Bengal eyed terrapin, Burmese peacock turtle or swamp turtle, is a species of turtle in the family Geoemydidae of southern Asia.
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Burmese eyed turtle
Python kyaiktiyo
Python kyaiktiyo
Python kyaiktiyo, the Myanmar short-tailed python, is a python species endemic to Myanmar that is known only from the holotype collected in Yetagon Myaung at an altitude of 390 m . It has been listed on the IUCN Red List as Vulnerable since 2012.
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Python kyaiktiyo
Ahaetulla fronticincta
Ahaetulla fronticincta
Günther's whipsnake, Burmese vine snake or river vine snake is a species of snake found in bushes and other low vegetation along tidal rivers and mangrove in coastal parts of Myanmar . There are also old records from neighbouring northeastern India, but these are considered questionable and it has not been located there during recent surveys. It is generally common in appropriate habitats within its known range.
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Ahaetulla fronticincta
Hemidactylus karenorum
Hemidactylus karenorum
Hemidactylus karenorum, commonly known as the Burmese leaf gecko, the Burmese leaf-toed gecko, or the Burmese spotted gecko, is a species of gecko, a lizard in the family Gekkonidae. The species is endemic to Southeast Asia.
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Hemidactylus karenorum
Burmese flapshell turtle
Burmese flapshell turtle
The Burmese flapshell turtle, is a species in the family Trionychidae. The species is endemic to Asia.
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Burmese flapshell turtle
Burmese peacock softshell
Burmese peacock softshell
The Burmese peacock softshell turtle is a species of softshell turtle in the Trionychidae family. It is one of five species in the genus Nilssonia.
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Burmese peacock softshell
Oligodon theobaldi
Oligodon theobaldi
Oligodon theobaldi, commonly known as the Mandalay kukri snake or Theobald's kukri snake, is a species of snake in the family Colubridae. The species is endemic to Asia.
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Oligodon theobaldi
Argyrophis oatesii
Argyrophis oatesii
Argyrophis oatesii, also known commonly as the Andaman Island worm snake or Oates's blind snake, is a species of harmless snake in the family Typhlopidae. The species is endemic to the Andaman Islands. There are no subspecies that are recognized as being valid.
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Argyrophis oatesii
Xenochrophis punctulatus
Xenochrophis punctulatus
Fowlea punctulatus is a species of snake found in East India, Myanmar, and Thailand .
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Xenochrophis punctulatus
Cyrtodactylus nyinyikyawi
Cyrtodactylus nyinyikyawi
Cyrtodactylus nyinyikyawi, also known commonly as the Shwe Settaw bent-toed gecko, is a species of lizard in the family Gekkonidae. The species is endemic to Myanmar.
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Cyrtodactylus nyinyikyawi
Cyrtodactylus brevidactylus
Cyrtodactylus brevidactylus
Cyrtodactylus brevidactylus is a nocturnal and terrestrial species of gecko that is found in Myanmar. It is an insectivore and eats most insects and arthropods that it comes across.
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Cyrtodactylus brevidactylus
Oligodon cruentatus
Oligodon cruentatus
The Pegu kukri snake is a species of snake of the family Colubridae. It is endemic to Myanmar.
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Oligodon cruentatus
Cyrtodactylus pyadalinensis
Cyrtodactylus pyadalinensis
Cyrtodactylus pyadalinensis is a species of gecko endemic to Myanmar.
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Cyrtodactylus pyadalinensis
Cyrtodactylus ywanganensis
Cyrtodactylus ywanganensis
Cyrtodactylus ywanganensis is a species of gecko endemic to Myanmar.
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Cyrtodactylus ywanganensis
Cyrtodactylus aunglini
Cyrtodactylus aunglini
Cyrtodactylus aunglini, also known commonly as the Kyauk Nagar Cave bent-toed gecko, is a species of lizard in the family Gekkonidae. The species is endemic to Myanmar.
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Cyrtodactylus aunglini
Cyrtodactylus meersi
Cyrtodactylus meersi
Cyrtodactylus meersi, also known commonly as the Bago Yoma bent-toed gecko, is a species of lizard in the family Gekkonidae. The species is endemic to Myanmar.
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Cyrtodactylus meersi
Cyrtodactylus naungkayaingensis
Cyrtodactylus naungkayaingensis
Cyrtodactylus naungkayaingensis is a species of gecko endemic to Myanmar.
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Cyrtodactylus naungkayaingensis
Cyrtodactylus bayinnyiensis
Cyrtodactylus bayinnyiensis
Cyrtodactylus bayinnyiensis, also known as the Bayin Nyi Cave bent-toed gecko, is a species of gecko endemic to Myanmar.
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Cyrtodactylus bayinnyiensis
Cyrtodactylus myintkyawthurai
Cyrtodactylus myintkyawthurai
Cyrtodactylus myintkyawthurai, also known commonly as the Mt. Popa bent-toed gecko, is a species of lizard in the family Gekkonidae. The species is endemic to Myanmar.
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Cyrtodactylus myintkyawthurai
Cyrtodactylus chaunghanakwaensis
Cyrtodactylus chaunghanakwaensis
Cyrtodactylus chaunghanakwaensis, also known as the Chaunghanakwa Hill bent-toed gecko, is a species of gecko endemic to Myanmar.
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Cyrtodactylus chaunghanakwaensis
Cyrtodactylus myaleiktaung
Cyrtodactylus myaleiktaung
Cyrtodactylus myaleiktaung, also known as the Mya Leik Taung bent-toed gecko, is a species of gecko endemic to Myanmar.
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Cyrtodactylus myaleiktaung
Hemiphyllodactylus ywanganensis
Hemiphyllodactylus ywanganensis
Hemiphyllodactylus ywanganensis, also known as the Ywangan slender gecko, is a species of gecko. It is endemic to Myanmar.
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Hemiphyllodactylus ywanganensis
Hemiphyllodactylus uga
Hemiphyllodactylus uga
Hemiphyllodactylus uga, also known as Uga's slender gecko, is a species of gecko. It is endemic to Myanmar.
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Hemiphyllodactylus uga
Red serow
Red serow
The red serow is a goat-antelope thought to be native to southern Bangladesh and northern Myanmar. It has been sometimes been considered a subspecies of C. sumatraensis. In the northeastern part of India, the red serow occurs widely in the hills south of the Brahmaputra river. although the IUCN states that this species is recorded with certainty only from Myanmar, in Kachin State, and that records in India refer to the Himalayan serow.
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Red serow
Mus nitidulus
Mus nitidulus
Mus nitidulus is a medium-sized rodent of the genus Mus that appears in central Myanmar.
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Mus nitidulus
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