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Animals in Bolivia
Bolivia, located in central South America, is home to a diverse array of animals. Not only is Bolivia well-known for its cultural diversity, but it's also well-known for being one of the world's most biologically diverse countries. When most people think of Bolivia's native animals, the camel or alpaca usually come to mind. This should come as no surprise as camels, including the llama, the
guanaco
guanaco and of course the alpaca, are indeed one of the country's most popular native animals.

Other popular native animals in Bolivia include the
jaguar
jaguar, the
maned wolf
maned wolf, the
giant otter
giant otter, the short-tailed
chinchilla
chinchilla and the Andean flamingo. Unbeknownst to many people, Bolivia's Andean flamingo is one of the rarest flamingos in the entire world! Besides featuring a pale pink body, the Andean flamingo also boasts long yellow legs and three-toed feet.

If you want to discover some of the world's most unique animals, travel no further than Bolivia. The spectacled bear, the Amazon River dolphin, the capybara, the blue morpho butterfly, the tapir and the stunning Andean Condor, which happens to be Bolivia's national bird, are a few unique animals native to Bolivia. The Jabiru, an extremely large stork, and the broad-headed fly are a few other interesting animals that make their home in Bolivia.

Unbeknownst to many people, Bolivia features a variety of landscapes. As a result, many different types of habitats and animals are able to exist in Bolivia. Cloud forests, flooded forests, dry forests, mountain savannas and lowland savannas are a few of the country's natural habitats.

Bolivia is home to some of the world's most unique animals. Sadly, many of Bolivia's native animals, such as the giant otter and the short-tailed chinchilla, are critically endangered or close to extinction due to an increase in predators and changes in the environment.


Click here for a list of endangered animals in Bolivia.
Even-toed ungulates in Bolivia
Chacoan peccary
Guanaco
Chunyi
Marsh deer
Pampas deer
Vicugna
Collared peccary
Red brocket
White-lipped peccary
Brown brocket
North andean deer
Carnivores in Bolivia
Tayra
Common fox
Short-eared dog
Azara's fox
Ocelot
Andean fox
Little spotted cat
Margay
Chilean pampa cat
Geoffroy's cat
Andean cat
La plata otter
Andean bear
Long-tailed weasel
Giant brazilian otter
Allen's olingo
Maned wolf
Cougar
Kinkajou
South american coati
Jaguar
Crab-eating raccoon
Eyra cat
Molina's hog-nosed skunk
Lesser grison
Bush dog
Greater grison
Dolphins, porpoises, and whales in Bolivia
Amazon river dolphin
Estuarine dolphin
Bats in Bolivia
Visored bat
Dwarf dog-faced bat
Small big-eared brown bat
Greater spear-nosed bat
Lesser bulldog bat
Bogota yellow-shouldered bat
Black mastiff bat
Greater bulldog bat
Hairy yellow-shouldered bat
Pallas's mastiff bat
Peale's free-tailed bat
Little yellow-shouldered bat
Broad-eared bat
Silky short-tailed bat
Greater yellow-shouldered bat
Common vampire bat
Big free-tailed bat
Chestnut short-tailed bat
Tilda yellow-shouldered bat
White-winged vampire bat
White-lined bat
Seba's short-tailed bat
Brazilian free-tailed bat
Short-headed broad-nosed bat
Hairy-legged vampire bat
Thomas's broad-nosed bat
Hawaiian hoary bat
Heller's broad-nosed bat
Buffy broad-nosed bat
Greater broad-nosed bat
Peter's disk-winged bat
Handley's tailless bat
Spix's disk-winged bat
Geoffroy's tailless bat
Brazilian brown bat
Salvin's big-eyed bat
Andesen's fruit-eating bat
Greater round-eared bat
Dark long-tongued bat
Argentine brown bat
Little big-eyed bat
Silver fruit-eating bat
Thomas's nectar bat
Dwarf bonneted bat
Hairy big-eyed bat
Tomes's sword-nosed bat
Wagner's bonneted bat
Big crested mastiff bat
Jamaican fruit-eating bat
Sanborn's bonneted bat
Brown mastiff bat
Great fruit-eating bat
Fringe-lipped bat
Long-legged bat
Western bonneted bat
Lesser long-tailed bat
Dark fruit-eating bat
Big naked-backed bat
Tent-maiking bat
Parnell's mustached bat
Brown tent-making bat
Wagner's mustached bat
Big-eared wooly bat
Bedentate yellow-eared bat
Silver-tipped myotis
Little yellow-eared bat
Macconnell's bat
Pallas's long-tongued bat
Hairy-legged myotis
Great stripe-faced bat
Ipanema bat
Yellowish myotis
Little big-eared bat
Dwarf little fruit bat
Black myotis
Greater sac-winged bat
White-bellied big-eared bat
Greater dog-like bat
Montane myotis
Lesser sac-winged bat
Proboscis bat
Lesser dog-like bat
Riparian myotis
Striped hairy-nosed bat
Pale-faced bat
Velvety myotis
Pale spear-nosed bat
Big-eared brown bat
Lesser spear-nosed bat
American marsupials in Bolivia
White-eared opossum
Western woolly opossum
Common opossum
Pygmy short-tailed opossum
Lutrine opossum
Osgood's short-tailed opossum
Murine mouse opossum
White-bellied slender mouse opossum
Brown four-eyed opossum
Short-furred woolly mouse opossum
Red-legged short-tailed opossum
Gray short-tailed opossum
Elegant fat-tailed opossum
Pallid fat-tailed opossum
Small fat-tailed opossum
Water opossum
Little rufous mouse opossum
Dorothy's slender mouse opossum
Bushy-tailed opossum
Aceramarca gracile mouse opossum
Agile gracile mouse opossum
Hares, pikas, and rabbits in Bolivia
Forest rabbit
Horses, rhinoceroses, and tapirs in Bolivia
Brazilian tapir
Primates in Bolivia
White-fronted capuchin
Red howler monkey
Ed-chested mustached tamarin
Black-headed squirrel monkey
Black-headed night monkey
Black howler monkey
Bolivian red howler
Black-faced black spider monkey
Bolivian grey titi
Bolivian titi
Brown titi monkey
Beni titi monkey
Gray monkey saki
Goeldi's marmoset
Saddlebacked tamarin
Emperor tamarin
Rodents in Bolivia
Central american agouti
Steinbach's tuco-tuco
Small vesper mouse
Day's grass mouse
Marsh rat
Capricorn leaf-eared mouse
Andean vesper mouse
Smoky grass mouse
Thespian grass mouse
Darwin's leaf-eared mouse
Altiplano grass mouse
Woolly giant rat
Bunchgrass leaf-eared mouse
Cochabamba grass mouse
Southern viscacha
Wolffsohn's leaf-eared mouse
Gray-ellied grass mouse
Plains viscacha
Mountain degu
Puno grass mouse
Pacarana
Bicolored arboreal rice rat
Montane guinea pig
Chaco grass mouse
Unicolored arboreal rice rat
Variable grass mouse
Daphne's oldfield mouse
Chacoan mara
Mamore arboreal rice rat
Pearson's chaco mouse
Ladew's oldfield mouse
Robert's arboreal rice rat
Andean mouse
Montane oldfield mouse
Andean rat
Andean pygmy rice rat
Chacoan pygmy rice rat
Short-tailed chinchilla
Andean gerbil mouse
Bolivian spiny rat
Destructive pygmy rice rat
Small-eared pygmy rice rat
Altiplano chincilla mouse
Huallaga spiny rat
Long-tailed spiny rat
Simon's spiny rat
Steere's spiny rat
Big-headed rice rat
Light-footed rice rat
Brazilian false rice rat
Elegant rice rat
Common yellow-toothed cavy
Terraced rice rat
Andean altiplano mouse
Bolivian big-eared mouse
Spix's yellow-toothed cavy
Yungas rice rat
Jelski's altiplano mouse
Painted big-eared mouse
Gerlepp's mouse
Quechuan hocicudo
Nutria
Andean big-eared mouse
Spiny tree rat
Incan hocicudo
Southern mountain cavy
Paramo hocicudo
Bicolor-spined porcupine
Pleasant bolo mouse
Andean mountain cavy
Brazilian porcupine
Rufous-bellied bolo mouse
Bolivian tuco-tuco
Hairy-tailed bolo mouse
Bolivian chincilla rat
Pale leaf-eared mouse
Southern climbing mouse
Conover's tuco-tuco
Spotted paca
Forest small rice rat
Gray leaf-eared mouse
Forest tuco-tuco
Highland grass mouse
Bolivian squirrel
Southern amazon red squirrel
Ashy chinchilla rat
White-toothed tuco-tuco
White-bellied grass mouse
Bolivian bamboo rat
Bristly mouse
Lewis's tuco-tuco
Bolivian vesper mouse
Azara's grass mouse
Peruvian bamboo rat
Andean swamp rat
Highland tuco-tuco
Large vesper mouse
Bolivian grass mouse
Edentates in Bolivia
Greater long-nosed armadillo
Common long-nosed armadillo
Brazilian lesser long-nosed armadillo
Andean hairy armadillo
Screaming hairy armadillo
Large hairy armadillo
Giant armadillo
Southern three-banded armadillo
Burmeister's armadillo
Six-banded armadillo
Cabasu
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