Animals living in the Subtropical/Tropical Dry forest habitat

These forests occur in year-round warm climates, where a couple of hundred centimeters of rain per year is not uncommon. Apart from that, they deal with long dry seasons of several months which vary with geographic location. These seasonal droughts have great impact on all things living in the forest. These forests mostly are north and south of the equator rain forest belt, south or north of the subtropical deserts, in two bands, one between 10° and 20°N latitude and the other between 20° and 30°S latitudea and are found in in eastern Bolivia and central Brazil, southern Mexico, southeastern Africa, the Lesser Sundas, central India, Indochina, Madagascar, New Caledonia, the Caribbean, valleys of the northern Andes, and along the coasts of Ecuador and Peru.

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Even-toed ungulates

Sharpe's grysbok
Red goral
Chinese goral
Aders' duiker
Peter's duiker
African buffalo
Bay duiker
Yellow-backed duiker
Jentink's duiker
Grey ox
Banded duiker
White-bellied duiker
Harvey's duiker
Maxwell's duiker
Bates' pygmy antelope
Natal duiker
Collared peccary
Black duiker
Black-fronted duiker
Asian buffalo
Ogilby's duiker
Mountain nyala


Arctic wolf
Geoffroy's cat
Jungle cat
Side-striped jackal
Malagasy ring-tailed mongoose
Black-backed jackal
Peruvian desert fox
Brown palm civet
Aquatic genet
Andean fox
Spotted hyaena
Leopard cat
Broad-striped mongoose
Rusty-spotted cat
Giant-striped mongoose
Asiatic golden cat
Central american cacomistle
Guadeloupe raccoon
African golden cat
African lion
Nilgiri marten
Asiatic wild dog
Sloth bear
Brown palm civet
Common fox
Brown-tailed mongoose
Malayan sun bear
Eyra cat
Liberian mongoose
Owston's banded palm civet
Common otter
Gray fox
African wild dog
Asiatic black bear
Malagasy narrow-striped mongoose
Bay lynx
Maned wolf
Bush dog
Malabar civet
Asiatic jackal
Hose's palm civet
American jackal


Western naked-backed fruit bat
Ornate flying fox
Hog-nosed bat
Little golden-mantled flying fox
Samoa flying-fox
Australian false vampire bat
Philippine gray flying fox
East african little collared fruit bat
Trident bat
Daubenton's free-tailed bat
Heart-nosed bat
Welwitch's bat
Large-eared free-tailed bat
Moss-forest blossom bat
Luzon fruit bat
Straw-coloured fruit bat
Hildegarde's tomb bat
Halcyon horseshoe bat
Golden-capped fruit bat
Rüppell's horseshoe bat
Guinean horseshoe bat
Palawan fruit bat
Small-toothed fruit bat
Lesser angolan epauletted fruit bat
Gambian epauletted fruit bat
Wahlberg's epauletted fruit bat
Franquet's epauletted fruit bat
Madagascan rousette
Long-tailed fruit bat
Pel's pouched bat
Mindanao pygmy fruit bat
Azores noctule
Moloney's flat-headed bat
Duke of abruzzi's free-tailed bat
St. aignan's trumpet-eared bat
Bate's slit-faced bat
Ansorge's free-tailed bat
Copper woolly bat
Fischer's pygmy fruit bat
Sierra leone free-tailed bat
Little free-tailed bat
Ryukyu flying-fox
Large slit-faced bat
Fly river trumpet-eared bat
Medje free-tailed bat
Desert yellow bat
Banks flying fox
Hairy slit-faced bat
Bismarck's trumpet-eared bat
Dwarf free-tailed bat
Southern long-nosed bat
Intermediate slit-faced bat
Spurrell's woolly bat
Peterson's free-tailed bat
Ontong java flying fox
Mt. gargues pipistrelle
Javan slit-faced bat
Sundevall's roundleaf bat
Spurrell's free-tailed bat
Chuuk flying-fox
Large-eared slit-faced bat
Railer bat
White-winged flying fox
Tiny pipistrelle
Dwarf slit-faced bat
Jones's roundleaf bat
Trevor's free-tailed bat
Marianas flying fox
Dar-es-salaam pipistrelle
Egyptian slit-faced bat
Indian roundleaf bat
Aellen's roundleaf bat
Percival's trident bat
Caroline flying fox
Philippine tube-nosed fruit bat
Schneider's leaf-nosed bat
Red fruit bat
Greater mascarene flying fox

Dasyuroid marsupials and marsupial carnivores

Three-striped dasyure
Banded anteater
Speckled dasyure
Tasmanian tiger
Northern quoll
Eastern quoll
Spotted-tailed quoll
Red-tailed phascogale
Red-bellied dasyure
Narrow-striped dasyure
Atherton antechinus
Kangaroo island dunnart
Cinnamon antechinus
Butler's dunnart
Long-nosed antechinus
Chestnut dunnart
Lesser antechinus
Black-tailed antechinus
Short-furred dasyure
Broad-striped dasyure

Flying lemurs

Flying lemur

American marsupials

Pale-bellied woolly mouse opossum
Water opossum
Western woolly opossum
Bare-tailed woolly opossum
Central american woolly opossum

Kangaroos, possums, wallabies, and relatives

Black dorcopsis wallaby
Macleay's dorcopsis
Lesser forest wallaby
Bernard's wallaroo
Parma wallaby
Leadbeater's possum
Great-tailed triok
Bear cuscus
Fergusson island striped possum
Green ringtail possum
Dusky pademelon
D'albertis ringtail possum
Goldon ringtail possum
Prosperine rock wallaby
Lemuroid ringtail possum
Doria's tree kangaroo
Goodfellow's tree kangaroo
Huon tree kangaroo
Scott's tree-kangaroo
Black-spotted cuscus
Long-footed potoroo
Northern hairy-nosed wombat


Eastern tree dassie

Hares, pikas, and rabbits

Tres marias cottontail
Mexican cottontail
Sumatran rabbit


Golden-rumped elephant shrew
Black and rufous elephant shrew
Checkered elephant shrew
Four-toed elephant shrew


Long-beaked echidna

Bandicoots and bilbies

Clara bandicoot
Common echymipera
Long-nosed echymipera
Eastern barred bandicoot
Striped bandicoot
Giant bandicoot
Mouse bandicoot
Ceram bandicoot
Raffray's bandicoot
Papuan bandicoot
Golden bandicoot

Horses, rhinoceroses, and tapirs

Javan rhinoceros
Sumatran rhinoceros


Crab-eating macaque
King colobus
Gray leaf monkey
Agile gibbon
Rhesus macaque
Mitred leaf monkey
Ring-tailed lemur
Dwarf gibbon
Pig-tailed macaque
Golden angwantibo
Long-tailed langur
Common gibbon
North sumatran leaf monkey
Javan gibbon
Allen's bushbaby
Bornean gibbon
Douc langur
Garnett's greater galago
Capped gibbon
Olive colobus
Diademed sifaka
Eastern red colobus
Verreaux's sifaka
Long-nosed monkey
Crested mangabey
Milne-edwards's sportive lemur
Collared mangabey
Golden bamboo lemur
Light-necked sportive lemur
L'hoest's guenon
Broad-nosed gentle lemur
Greater sportive lemur
Lesser weasel lemur
François's langur
Allen's swamp monkey
Fork-marked dwarf lemur
Gee's golden langur
Hairy-eared dwarf lemur
Bonneted langur
Common langur
Goeldi's marmoset
Crowned lemur
Red-bellied lemur
Ruffed lemur
Lesser slow loris
Elegant galago
Bear macaque
Northern needle-clawed bushbaby
Assam macaque
Colombian night monkey
White-faced langur


African elephant


Peters' hybomys
Pygmy mouse
Brooke's squirrel
Long-nosed luzon forest mouse
Typical lemniscomys
Phillips's mouse
Jentink's squirrel
Mt isarog shrew-mouse
Alfaro's rice rat
Peter's mouse
Dinagat bushy-tailed cloud rat
Northern palawan tree squirrel
Bolivar rice rat
Elegant rice rat
Jungle palm squirrel
Giant bushy-tailed cloud rat
Culion tree squirrel
Yungas rice rat
Ilin bushy-tailed cloud rat
Palawan montane squirrel
Samar squirrel
Celebes shrew rat
White-bellied luzon tree rat
Southern palawan tree squirrel
Allen's hylomyscus
Greater big-footed mouse
Northern luzon shrew rat
Palm rat
Angolan hylomyscus
Bocage's mole rat
Blazed luzon shrew rat
Large-toothed hairy-tailed rat
Indian giant squirrel
Particolored flying squirrel
Mozambique thicket rat
Damara mole rat
Grizzled giant squirrel
Bartel's flying squirrel
Major's tufted-tailed rat
Woodland thicket rat
Guinea multimammate mouse
Namdapha flying squirrel
Palawan flying squirrel
White-tipped tufted-tailed rat
Kellen's dormouse
Natal multimammate mouse
Secretive dwarf squirrel
Sipora flying squirrel
Webb's tufted-tailed rat
Savanna dormouse
Guinea gerbil
Weber's dwarf squirrel
Sumatran flying squirrel
Kemp's gerbil
Selinda veld rat
Red bush squirrel
Malagasy giant rat
Betsileo short-tailed rat
Bocage's rock rat
Long-eared flying squirrel
Ranee mouse
Mentawai long-tailed giant rat
Loring's rat
Gregarious short-tailed rat
Red rock rat
Lesser ranee mouse
Kaiser's rock rat
Mentawi flying squirrel
Nyika rock rat
Siberut flying squirrel
Sulawesi soft-furred rat
Kondana soft-furred rat
Heavenly hill rat
Sody's tree rat
Delacour's marmoset rat
Fraternal hill rat
Marmoset rat
Heinrich's hill rat
Richmond's squirrel
Smoky flying squirrel
Long-footed water rat
Long-headed hill rat
Sanborn's squirrel
Lord derby's flying squirrel
Fly river water rat
Pel's flying squirrel
Koopman's pencil-tailed tree mouse
Mindoro climbing rat
Gray-bellied pencil-tailed tree mouse
Komodo rat
Isarog striped shrew-rat
Four-striped ground squirrel
Luzon striped rat
Niobe ground squirrel
Mentawai three-striped squirrel
Crump's mouse
Liberian forest hybomys
Servant mouse
White-toothed brush mouse
Striped ground squirrel
Rosevear's lemniscomys

Tree shrews

Madras tree shrew
Bornean smooth-tailed tree shrew
Nicobar tree shrew


Southern long-nosed armadillo
Common long-nosed armadillo
Screaming hairy armadillo
Northern naked-tailed armadillo
Chacoan naked-tailed armadillo
Greater naked-tailed armadillo

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