Animal Info - Senegal
Threatened Species, Environmental and Social Data (Mammals, Biodiversity/Ecosystems, Population, Area/Land Use, Protected Lands, Economy, Education), References and Links
Threatened Species: The following list includes all mammals which occur in Senegal 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: 155 (Groombridge
& Jenkins 1994)
Senegal contains portions of the Sahelian Flooded Savannas, Senegal & Gambia River Mangroves & Wetlands, and Western Guinea Current Marine Ecosystems Global 200 Ecoregions (Olson & Dinerstein 1998, Olson & Dinerstein 1999)
Population in 1995: 8,312,000 (Natl.
Geog. Soc. 1995)
Area: 196,723 sq km (75,955 sq mi) (Natl.
Geog. Soc. 1995)
Percent of land area classified as the following degree of human disturbance: Low: 1 %, Medium: 48 %, High: 52 % (WRI 1994)
Area: 21,810 sq km (8,419 sq mi) (Groombridge
Per capita GNP ($ U.S.) (1991): $736 (WRI 1994)
Percent of females in secondary education (1989): 11 % (World Bank 1992)
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, World Bank 1992, WRI 1994, Wright 1995
General Links (After you get to one of these sites, click on the link for Senegal): 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
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