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International Tiger Day 2021 Theme, History, Significance, Importance, Activities, Facts and More

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International Tiger Day 2021 Theme, History, Significance, Importance, Activities, Facts and More: Activities like industrial production, urbanization and harvesting natural resources are causing Habitat destruction for wild animals. Because of this, every year between 10,000 and 100,000 species are becoming extinct. Tiger, which is also known as our national animal is also facing Habitat destruction problem, and their species are disappearing. According to a Report of WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) recent report, there are only 3890 tigers are remaining in the wilds, all around the world. 2,967 of them are only in India.

3700 single-horned Rhinos, 27,312 Elephants, 9,265 Leopards, and 674 Asiatic lions are also residents in India. To create awareness about tiger conservation, every year International Tiger Day is observed on 29 July. The day is also known as Global Tiger Day. Let us give you more information about International Tiger Day like its 2021 Theme, History, Significance, Importance, Activities, Facts and More.

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International Tiger Day 2021 Theme

The theme of the International Tiger Day 2021 is  “Their Survival is in our hands”, around which the observation of this year will going to revolve.

History

International Tiger Day was first observed in 2010 in Saint Petersburg Tiger Summit in Russia. Let us tell you what are the reasons behind the decline in the population of Tigers all over the world. Human activities like – industrial production, urbanization and harvesting natural resources are creating problems like – Climate Change, Poaching and illegal trade, Habitat destruction, Man-animal conflict, increasing tourism etc.

Significance and Importance, why International Tiger Day is celebrated?

Why International Tiger Day is celebrated? Let us tell you, the aim behind celebrating this day is to create awareness about the decline in the population, and also highlighting the reasons behind it. The day also aims to encourage authorities to work for Tiger conservation. Every year several organizations like WWF, IFAW, and the Smithsonian Institute host several programs to create awareness among people.

Activities

Here are few activities you can do on this International or Global Tiger Day.

  • Plan a Jungle Safari
  • Plan a trip to the zoo with the whole family
  • You can watch some informative movies in which the yellow stripes played an amazing role. Our personal recommandation is – ‘Life of Pi’. The movie is available on Disney+ Hotstar.

Facts

  • There are only 3890 tigers are remaining all over the world.
  • About 70% of the whole worlds remaining tigers are only in india
  • In 2019, Indian reacord 33% growth in the tigers Population in the Country.
  • When a tiger Roars, his voice can be heard even from 1 kilometer away.
  • Like humans fingerprints, every tiger has unique black stripes.
  • At full speed, tigers can reach up to 65km/h

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