Born Free Foundation - Keep Wildlife in the Wild


The IUCN1 Red List of Threatened Species classes the Andean cat (Leopardus jacobita) as ‘Endangered’ which means it ‘faces a very high risk of extinction in the wild’.

1International Union for Conservation of Nature


Appendix I

2The United Nations Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (CITES) is an international agreement between governments which provides varying levels of protection for species that are or may be in danger of extinction from international trade.

Appendix I includes species that are threatened with extinction and that are or may be affected by international trade. Commercial international trade in species listed on Appendix I is prohibited.

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