CITES For African Game Animals

  • N/A = Not huntable in country OR not classified in CITES appendices
  • 60 = CITES annual quota of hunting trophies that may be exported
  • E = USF&W Endangered (ESA)
  • T = USF&W Threatened (ESA)

Read the special notes that apply to some of these African game animals.

2015 CITES Appendices & Quota
SPECIES
BEN
BOT
BUR
CAM
CAR
ETH
MOZ
NAM
RSA
TAN
UGA
ZAM
ZIM
USF&W
EU
African Elephant Loxodonta africana
N/A
CITES II
0
N/A
CITES I
80
N/A
N/A
CITES I
100
CITES II
90
CITES II
150
CITES I
100
N/A
CITES I
80
CITES II
500
E & T
Annex A
Annex B (SA, Bots, Nam, Zim only)
Cheetah
Acinonyx jubatus
N/A
CITES I
5
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
CITES I
150
CITES I
0
N/A
N/A
N/A
CITES I
50
E
Annex A
Leopard
Panthera pardus
N/A
CITES I
130
N/A
N/A
CITES I
40
CITES I
50
CITES I
120
CITES I
250
CITES I
150
CITES I
500
CITES I
28
CITES I
300
CITES I
500
E & T
Annex A
Lion
Panthera leo
CITES II
N/A
CITES II
CITES II
CITES II
CITES II
10
CITES II
CITES II
CITES II
CITES II
N/A
CITES II
CITES II
Proposed T
Annex B & Annex A Benin, Burkina & Cameroon
Southern White Rhino
Ceratotherium simum
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
CITES I
CITES II
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Annex B RSA
Annex A Namibia
Black Rhino
Diceros bicornis
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
CITES I
5
CITES I
5
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
E
Annex A
Nile Crocodile
Crocodilus nilotica
N/A
CITES II
N/A
N/A
N/A
CITES II
5
CITES II
CITES II
25
CITES II
CITES II
1600
N/A
CITES II
300
CITES II
200
T
Annex B
Hippopotamus
Hippopotamus amphibius
CITES II
N/A
CITES II
CITES II
10
CITES II
CITES II
6
N/A
CITES II
CITES II
CITES II
1200
CITES II
CITES II
CITES II
N/A
Annex B + CITES Import Permit
Bontebok
Damaliscus pygargus
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
CITES II
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
E
Annex B
Olive Baboon
Papio anubis
CITES II
N/A
CITES II
CITES II
CITES II
CITES II
100
N/A
N/A
N/A
CITES II
CITES II
N/A
N/A
N/A
Annex B
Chacma Baboon
Papio ursinus
N/A
CITES II
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
CITES II
CITES II
CITES II
CITES II
N/A
CITES II
CITES II
N/A
Annex B
Hamadryas Baboon
Papio hamadryas
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
CITES II
100
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Annex B
Gelada Baboon
Theropithecus gelada
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
CITES II
20
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Annex B
Caracal
Caracal caracal
N/A
CITES II
N/A
N/A
N/A
CITES II
6
N/A
CITES II
CITES II
N/A
N/A
CITES II
CITES II
N/A
Annex B
African Wild Cat
Felis silvestris
CITES II
CITES II
N/A
N/A
N/A
CITES II
10
N/A
CITES II
CITES II
CITES II
N/A
N/A
CITES II
N/A
Annex A
Serval
Leptailurus serval
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
CITES II
10
N/A
CITES II
CITES II
CITES II
N/A
N/A
CITES II
N/A
Annex B
Civet
Civettictis civetta
N/A
CITES III
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Annex C
Bay Duiker
Cephalophus dorsalis
N/A
N/A
N/A
CITES II
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Annex B
Ogilby's Duiker
Cephalophus ogilbyi
CITES II
N/A
N/A
CITES II
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Annex B
Yellow-Backed Duiker
Cephalophus silvicultor
CITES II
N/A
N/A
CITES II
CITES II
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
CITES II
N/A
Annex B
Blue Duiker
Philantomba monticola
N/A
N/A
N/A
CITES II
CITES II
N/A
CITES II
N/A
CITES II
CITES II
N/A
CITES II
CITES II
N/A
Annex B
Lechwe
Kobus leche
N/A
CITES II
N/A
N/A
N/A
CITES II
N/A
CITES II
CITES II
N/A
N/A
CITES II
N/A
T
Red Lechwe
Annex B
Mountain Zebra
Equus zebra zebra
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
CITES I
CITES I
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
E
Annex A
Hartmann's Mountain Zebra
Equus zebra hartmannae
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
CITES II
CITES II
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
T
Annex B
Vervet Monkey
Chlorocebus pygerythrus
N/A
CITES II
N/A
N/A
N/A
CITES II
10
N/A
N/A
CITES II
N/A
N/A
CITES II
CITES II
N/A
Annex B
Guereza Colobus Monkey
Colobus guereza
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
CITES II
50
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
CITES II
N/A
Annex B
Brown Hyena
Hyaena brunnea
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
E
E
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
E
N/A
Black-Faced Impala
Aepyceros melampus petersi
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
E
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
E
N/A