List of extinct in the wild animals
As of July 2016, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) listed 33 extinct in the wild animal species. Approximately 0.05% of all evaluated animal species are listed as extinct in the wild. The IUCN also lists five animal subspecies as extinct in the wild.
This is a complete list of extinct in the wild animal species and subspecies as evaluated by the IUCN.
There are 19 chordate species assessed as extinct in the wild.
- Père David's deer (Elaphurus davidianus)
- Scimitar oryx (Oryx dammah)
- Barbary lion (Panthera leo leo subspecies)
- Spix's macaw (Cyanopsitta spixii)
- "IUCN Red List version 2016.1". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN). Retrieved 4 July 2016.