Endemic Animals of Sudan








Red Sea cliff swallow
Red Sea cliff swallow
The Red Sea cliff swallow, also known as the Red Sea swallow, is a species of bird in the family Hirundinidae.
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Red Sea cliff swallow
Grey-backed camaroptera
Grey-backed camaroptera
The grey-backed camaroptera is a small bird in the family Cisticolidae. This bird is a resident breeder in Africa south of the Sahara Desert. Recent studies suggest this species and the green-backed camaroptera may be the same species.
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Grey-backed camaroptera
Pyxicephalus cordofanus
Pyxicephalus cordofanus
Pyxicephalus cordofanus, also known as Rana cordofana, is a possible species of frog. It is a nomen dubium, a name of unknown application. Franz Steindachner, who described the species in 1867, specified neither a holotype nor syntypes. The syntypes are believed to be at the Natural History Museum, Vienna, possibly including the specimen NHMW 2673. The International Union for Conservation of Nature lists it as "data deficient", citing ...
"continuing doubts as to its taxonomic validity, extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements".
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Pyxicephalus cordofanus
Agag gerbil
Agag gerbil
The Agag gerbil is distributed mainly in southern Mauritania to northern Nigeria and Sudan. IUCN lists the junior synonyms Gerbillus cosensi and G. dalloni as critically endangered.
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Agag gerbil
Botta's gerbil
Botta's gerbil
Botta's gerbil is a species of gerbil endemic to Sudan and possibly northern Kenya. According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature, it was listed as Least Concern in 1996 until it was listed as Data Deficient in 2004. According to a 2013 book, it is known from a few specimens taken from four or five localities in a small area between the rivers White Nile and Blue Nile; its habitat is fields of vegetables and cereals. Aside from ...
this information, nothing else is known about the species including its population and threats.
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Botta's gerbil
Burton's gerbil
Burton's gerbil
Burton's gerbil is distributed mainly in Darfur, Sudan. Less than 250 individuals of this species of rodent are thought to persist in the wild. It may have been named after Edward Burton, who had the gerbil in his menagerie, obtained from Darfur and described by Frédéric Cuvier.
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Burton's gerbil
Principal gerbil
Principal gerbil
The principal gerbil is a species of gerbil distributed mainly in Sudan; Jebel Meidob; El Malha. Fewer than 250 individuals of this species are thought to persist in the wild.
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Principal gerbil
Darfur gerbil
Darfur gerbil
The Darfur gerbil is distributed mainly in western Sudan.
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Darfur gerbil
Khartoum gerbil
Khartoum gerbil
The Khartoum gerbil is found mainly in Sudan.
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Khartoum gerbil
Arid thicket rat
Arid thicket rat
The arid thicket rat is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found only in Sudan. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry shrubland. This species is currently listed on the "Nearly Threatened" list in its ranking of endangerment. Offspring of this species are commonly referred to as "kittens" or "pups". The female is referred to as a "doe", while the male is referred to as a "buck". These creatures commonly roam in groups, ...
called a "horde", "pack", or "storm".
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Arid thicket rat
Dongola gerbil
Dongola gerbil
The Dongola gerbil is a rodent distributed mainly in Dongola, Sudan.It is sometimes considered conspecific with the greater Egyptian gerbil.
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Dongola gerbil
Lowe's gerbil
Lowe's gerbil
Lowe's gerbil is distributed mainly in Sudan; Jebel Marra. Less than 250 individuals of this species are thought to persist in the wild.
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Lowe's gerbil
Hoogstraal's striped grass mouse
Hoogstraal's striped grass mouse
Hoogstraal's lemniscomys or Hoogstraal's striped grass mouse is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is known only from the type specimen collected in 1961 at Paloich, north of Niayok, South Sudan.
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Hoogstraal's striped grass mouse