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Threatened and Endangered Animals of Louisiana

Louisiana Animals Protected by the Endangered Species Act

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The following list is an adaptation of data published at the The US Fish & Wildlife Service's Endangered Species Program Website.

Threatened and Endangered Animals of Louisiana

Bear, Louisiana black (Ursus americanus luteolus)
Beetle, American burying (Nicrophorus americanus)
Crane, whooping (Grus americana)
Curlew, Eskimo (Numenius borealis)
Eagle, bald (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)
Frog, Mississippi gopher (Rana capito sevosa)
Heelsplitter, Alabama (=inflated) (Potamilus inflatus)
Jaguar (Panthera onca)
Mucket, pink (pearlymussel) (Lampsilis abrupta)
Panther, Florida (Puma (=Felis) concolor coryi)
Pearlshell, Louisiana (Margaritifera hembeli)
Plover, piping (Charadrius melodus)
Sea turtle, green (Chelonia mydas)
Sea turtle, hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata)
Sea turtle, Kemp's ridley (Lepidochelys kempii)
Sea turtle, leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea)
Sea turtle, loggerhead (Caretta caretta)
Sturgeon, gulf (Acipenser oxyrinchus desotoi)
Sturgeon, pallid (Scaphirhynchus albus)
Tern, least (Sterna antillarum)
Tortoise, gopher (Gopherus polyphemus)
Turtle, ringed map (Graptemys oculifera)
Vireo, black-capped (Vireo atricapilla)
Whale, finback (Balaenoptera physalus)
Whale, humpback (Megaptera novaeangliae)
Wolf, gray (Canis lupus)
Woodpecker, red-cockaded (Picoides borealis)

Source

US Fish & Wildlife Service, 2005. 'Threatened and Endangered Species (Louisiana)' (On-line), The Endangered Species Program. Accessed December 24, 2005.

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