News about endangered wildlife floods our newsfeeds almost every day – but how much of it do we actually absorb? This Endangered Species Day, we're putting you to the test! In an effort to raise awareness about the plight of endangered species and to celebrate animal populations that have recovered as a result of conservation efforts, Endangered Species Day was created. It is celebrated each year on the third Friday in May with a strong focus on the some 1,200 species of animals and plants that are listed as endangered under the US Endangered Species Act. 

So how much do you know about the world's imperilled animals? Time to put your knowledge to the test ...