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International Tiger Day

International Tiger Day
Date29 July
Next time29 July 2021 (2021-07-29)

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 in Russia.[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]

By year


The seventh annual Global Tiger Day was celebrated in various ways around the world. Local events have been organized in Bangladesh, Nepal, and India as well as non-tiger-range countries such as England and the United States.[4][5][6][7][8][9] Some celebrities also participated by removing their social media profile photos.[10] The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) continued its promotion of the "Double Tigers" campaign through investing in rangers.[11] Several companies partnered with WWF to help raise awareness.[12][13]


More awareness in the entire world of tiger populations and the challenges for their conservationists. India counts the number of wild tigers every four years and showed a promising rise from 1411 in 2006 to 2226 in 2014.[14] The trend for rising population of tigers in India is as follows:

  1. In the year 2006 - 1411
  2. In the year 2010 - 1706
  3. In the year 2014 - 2226
  4. In the year 2019 - 2967..

India is a habitat of about 70% of total tigers on the earth.[15]

See also


  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.
  4. ^ Independent, The. "Saving Our Tigers". Saving Our Tigers | theindependentbd.com. Retrieved 2017-07-29.
  5. ^ International Tiger Day
  6. ^ "7th World Tiger Day to be marked on Saturday". The Himalayan Times. 2017-07-27. Retrieved 2017-07-29.
  7. ^ "Tiger Day to be held at Indira Gandhi Zoological Park today". The Hans India. Retrieved 2017-07-29.
  8. ^ "Yorkshire Wildlife Park prepares for Tiger Day". ITV News. Retrieved 2017-07-29.
  9. ^ "International Tiger Day". Oregon Zoo. Retrieved 2017-07-29.
  10. ^ "'Star Trek' Actor Says Earth's 4,000 Tigers Are Worth Saving". GOOD Magazine. 2017-07-17. Retrieved 2017-07-29.
  11. ^ "WWF - Tiger Day". tigerday.panda.org. Archived from the original on 2018-08-01. Retrieved 2017-07-29.
  12. ^ "The world needs more tigers – News | .eco". News | .eco. 2017-07-28. Retrieved 2017-07-29.
  13. ^ "Age gate". 3890.tigerbeer.com. Archived from the original on 2017-05-12. Retrieved 2017-07-29.
  14. ^ On International Tiger Day, Hopes Pinned For Tiger Population To Increase Anuj Pant on NDTV, 29 July 2018
  15. ^ "India tiger census shows rapid population growth". BBC News. 2019-07-29. Retrieved 2021-02-26.

External links

  1. The St. Petersburg Declaration on Tiger Conservation
  2. Tiger Recovery Program
  3. Official International Tiger Day Website, 2013
  4. International Tiger Day Website, WWF