International Tiger Day

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Global Tiger Day, often called International Tiger Day, is an annual celebration to raise awareness for tiger conservation, held annually on 29 July.[1] It was created in 2010 at the Saint Petersburg Tiger Summit.[2] The goal of the day is to promote a global system for protecting the natural habitats of tigers and to raise public awareness and support for tiger conservation issues.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Watts, Jonathan (24 November 2010). "World's first tiger summit ends with £330m pledged amid lingering doubts". The ..Guardian (London). Retrieved 1 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "Vietnam observes International Tiger Day". Retrieved 1 September 2011. 
  3. ^ "International Tiger Conservation Forum". Tiger Conservation Forum. Retrieved 1 September 2011. 

External links[edit]

  1. The St. Petersburg Declaration on Tiger Conservation
  2. Tiger Recovery Program
  3. Official International Tiger Day Website