West Africa exibits high levels of species endemism. Many of the species endemic to West Africa can be found in Liberia, such as the West African manatee and the elusive Pygmy Hippopotamus. Many of these species are considered to be under threat.

Explore the items below to find out more about the distribution, habitats, ecology and current conservation status of the West African endemic fauna present in Liberia. Follow links on the proceeding pages for photographs, videos and information on current conservation activities relating to these species.