Published on: May 29, 2021



When : July 29 every year

Why:  Create and spread awareness about the dangers faced by the tiger population of the world

Details :

  • Very important to focus on the conservation of tigers as they play an important role in maintaining and protecting a balanced ecosystem.
  • World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) states that since tigers are the top predators, they play a very important role in maintaining the planet’s ecosystems harmony.
  • By preying on the herbivore population, tigers have helped to keep the balance between the forest vegetation and the animals.

History :

In the year 2010, in Russia, the first World Tiger Day was observed at the Saint Petersburg Tiger Summit. A total of thirteen countries with tiger range banded together and decided upon a global goal to double wild tigers population by the year 2022.