Chile: Endangered Species

Submitted by The Catt-Trax2 Team on Mon, 2007/01/08 - 3:09pm.
This report prepared by Ricardo de la Garza Garcia and Jessica Banning, students in BCIT's Fish, Wildlife and Recreation Program.

The following species are endangered:


  • Short-tailed Chinchilla (Chinchilla brevicaudata)
  • Andean Cat (Oreailurus jacobita)
  • Blue Whale (Balaenoptera musculus)
  • Marine Otter (Lontra felina) (Previously Lutra felina.)
  • Sei Whale (Balaenoptera borealis)
  • South Andean Deer (or Chilean Huemul) (Hippocamelus bisulcus)
  • Southern River Otter (Lontra provocax). (Previously Lutra provocax)

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