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Animals in Cote d'Ivoire
Cote d'Ivoire is a West African country located in the tropical zones of the continent. The country has a wide spread of flora and fauna, with rich concentrates of fresh water species, mammals, reptiles and amphibians. Part of these animal concentrations includes animals that can only be found in the West African parts of the content.

The country has a large variety of animals unique to the land. The chichild, two mochokid catfish, two African tetras and
Killifish
killifish are some of the one of a kind fresh water species associated with the country. The country also has distinctive species of the amphibian family, which include the rainforest frog, toad Bufo, Thai
River Frog
river frog, two reed frogs and some more species that were discovered that belong to the same class. Some rare reptile species that have rich concentrates in the land like the Tai Hairy Bush Viper, the worm lizard and the white-bellied
Worm Snake
Worm snake. The Wimmer's Shrew is the only mammal species found in Cote d'Ivoire. The country has a large variety of spiders, beetles, butterflies and bugs that are exceptional to the land.

The country also has a large number of species associated to the western African parts like the
African elephant
African Elephant, Chimpanzee, Diana Monkey, Wild Dog, Nimber otter shrew, pigmy hippopotamus, zebra Duiker, crocodiles, hyenas, Liberian Mongoose, Red Colobus, Pied Bat, Lion, and African Golden Cat. Most of these species remain endangered due to poaching and hunting activities.

Cote d'Ivoire has a dense rain forest on its southern sides with trees that average above 30 m high. The country also boasts of rare plant species that face extinction due to deforestation, agriculture based activities and other uncontrolled factors like forest fires. It also enjoys some fresh water environmental benefits associated to the tropical regions and surrounding neighbors. It also has some areas covered with savanna plantations.


Click here for a list of endangered animals in Cote d'Ivoire.
Even-toed ungulates in Cote d'Ivoire
Bay duiker
Waterbuck
Jentink's duiker
Maxwell's duiker
Kob
Blue duiker
Black duiker
Red-flanked duiker
Yellow-backed duiker
Banded duiker
Common warthog
Giant forest hog
Red river hog
Grey duiker
African buffalo
Pygmy hippopotamus
Common hippopotamus
Bongo
Bushbuck
Bohar reedbuck
Oribi
Roan antelope
Common hartebeest
Water chevrotain
Carnivores in Cote d'Ivoire
Gambian mongoose
Slender mongoose
Egyptian mongoose
African golden cat
White-tailed mongoose
Honey badger
Striped polecat
African civet
Panther genet
Haussa genet
Johnston's genet
African linsang
Serval
Liberian mongoose
Speckle-throated otter
African wild dog
Spotted hyaena
African lion
Leopard
African palm civet
African clawless otter
Marsh mongoose
Common cusimanse
African caracal
Dolphins, porpoises, and whales in Cote d'Ivoire
Pygmy sperm whale
Pygmy killer whale
Fraser's dolphin
Atlantic hump-backed dolphin
Atlantic spinner dolphin
Euphrosyne dolphin
Atlantic spotted dolphin
Long-beaked dolphin
Rough-toothed dolphin
Killer whale
Atlantic dolphin
Bats in Cote d'Ivoire
Spurrell's woolly bat
Zenker's fruit bat
Gambian epauletted fruit bat
African yellow bat
Buettikofer's epauletted fruit bat
White-bellied yellow bat
Franquet's epauletted fruit bat
Schreber's yellow bat
Nut-colored yellow bat
Greenish yellow bat
Little collared fruit bat
Yellow-winged bat
Daubenton's free-tailed bat
Veldkamp's bat
Bate's slit-faced bat
Gambian slit-faced bat
Large slit-faced bat
Hairy slit-faced bat
Mauritian tomb bat
Duke of abruzzi's free-tailed bat
Intermediate slit-faced bat
Gland-tailed free-tailed bat
Large-eared slit-faced bat
Aba roundleaf bat
Lappet-eared free-tailed bat
Ja slit-faced bat
Benito roundleaf bat
Little free-tailed bat
Dwarf slit-faced bat
Sundevall's roundleaf bat
African sheath-tailed bat
Egyptian slit-faced bat
Cyclops roundleaf bat
Sooty roundleaf bat
Woermann's bat
Jones's roundleaf bat
Large-eared free-tailed bat
Peter's dwarf epauletted fruit bat
Halcyon horseshoe bat
Aellen's roundleaf bat
Moloney's flat-headed bat
Rüppell's horseshoe bat
Noack's roundleaf bat
Sierra leone free-tailed bat
Guinean horseshoe bat
Angolan free-tailed bat
Lander's horseshoe bat
Mongalla free-tailed bat
Bushveld horseshoe bat
Dwarf free-tailed bat
Pel's pouched bat
Tiny pipistrelle
Spurrell's free-tailed bat
Light-winged lesser house bat
Railer bat
Copper woolly bat
Dark-winged lesser house bat
Straw-coloured fruit bat
Trevor's free-tailed bat
Lesser woolly bat
Pohle's fruit bat
Hammer-headed fruit bat
Hyraxes in Cote d'Ivoire
Western tree dassie
Pangolins in Cote d'Ivoire
Black-bellied pangolin
Three-cusped pangolin
Primates in Cote d'Ivoire
Red colobus
Olive colobus
Patas monkey
Lesser bushbaby
Collared mangabey
Campbell's guenon
Diana guenon
Greater spot-nosed guenon
Lesser spot-nosed guenon
King colobus
Chimpanzee
Potto gibbon
Elephants in Cote d'Ivoire
African elephant
Rodents in Cote d'Ivoire
Long-eared flying squirrel
Baoule's mouse
Hausa mouse
Slender-tailed squirrel
Matthey's mouse
Forest giant squirrel
Pygmy mouse
Peter's mouse
Fire-footed rope squirrel
Kintampo rope squirrel
Bellier's lemniscomys
Northwestern fat mouse
Senegal lemniscomys
Bunting's thicket rat
Typical lemniscomys
Shining thicket rat
Jentink's dormouse
Gambian sun squirrel
Rusty-bellied brush-furred rat
African groove-toothed rat
Small sun squirrel
Red-legged sun squirrel
Guinea gerbil
Cansdale's swamp rat
Kemp's gerbil
Edward's swamp rat
Gracile tateril
Greater cane rat
Guinea multimammate mouse
Ghana rufous-nosed rat
Natal multimammate mouse
Giant rat
Rudd's bristle-furred rat
Gambian rat
Striped ground squirrel
West african shaggy rat
Liberian forest hybomys
Green bush squirrel
Temminck's striped mouse
Lord derby's flying squirrel
Defua rat
Pel's flying squirrel
Baer's hylomyscus
Ivory coast rat
Forest soft-furred mouse
Allen's hylomyscus
African grass rat
Tullberg's praomys
Ebian's palm squirrel
Dugongs, manatees, and sea cows in Cote d'Ivoire
African manatee
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