Animal Info - Equatorial Guinea
Threatened Species, Environmental and Social Data (Mammals, Biodiversity/Ecosystems, Population, Area/Land Use, Economy, Education), References and Links
Threatened Species: The following list includes all mammals which occur in Equatorial Guinea and are rated as Critically Endangered (CR), Endangered (EN) or Vulnerable (VU) in the 2004 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals.
Environmental and Social Data
Total number of species: 184 (Groombridge
& Jenkins 1994)
Equatorial Guinea contains portions of the Gulf of Guinea Islands Forests, Congolian Coastal Forests, Western Congo Basin Forests, Gulf of Guinea Rivers & Crater Lakes, Guinean-Congolian Coast Mangroves, and Gulf of Guinea Marine Ecosystems Global 200 Ecoregions (Olson & Dinerstein 1998, Olson & Dinerstein 1999)
Population in 1995: 420,000 (Natl.
Geog. Soc. 1995)
Area: 28,052 sq km (10,831 sq mi) (Natl.
Geog. Soc. 1995)
Percent of land area classified as the following degree of human disturbance: Low: 84 %; Medium: 0 %; High: 16 % (WRI 1994)
Per capita GNP ($ U.S.) (1991): $345 (WRI 1994)
Percent adult literacy: Female: 37 % (1990); Male: 64 % (1990) (WRI 1994)
References and Links
References: Groombridge 1992, Groombridge & Jenkins 1994, IUCN 1994, IUCN 1996, IUCN 2000, IUCN 2004, Natl. Geog. Soc. 1995, Olson & Dinerstein 1998, Olson & Dinerstein 1999, World Almanac 1999, WRI 1994
General Links (After you get to one of these sites, click on the link for Equatorial Guinea): CIA World Factbook, Foreign Embassies of Washington, D.C., Library of Congress - Country Studies, University of Texas - Country Maps, Washington Post - Countries, World Resources Institute - Country Profiles; Links for Equatorial Guinea: Bioko Biodiversity Program, CARPE (Central African Regional Program for the Environment)
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