I was sadly astonished to learn that in Canada we have 516 species of plants and animals which are classified as being "endangered". I found out this fact by reading an article entitled "Endangered Species in Canada at the following website:
For a species to be labelled as being "endangered", this mean that this species is in danger of becoming extinct in Canada or it is Extirpated. Extirpated means
"a species no longer existing in the wild in Canada but occurring elsewhere in the world."
To learn more about endangered species in Canada please visit the following websites:
Here is a link to a video which shows some of Canada's endangered species:
Lastly, here is a link to an American website which tells us how we as individuals can help endangered species from becoming extinct:
Source of images: Canadian Swift fox:(endangered in Canada)
Canadian Showy Goldenrod: