8th International Tiger Day to be marked on Saturday

Source: Globaltimes.cn Published: 2017/7/28 17:23:08

Highlights: International Tiger Day is celebrated on July 29 annually since 2010 to raise awareness for tiger conservation. At least 3,890 tigers remain in the wild while much work still needs to prevent the species from extinction, according to the official website of the World Wildlife Fund. Photos: CFP

  • File photo: Pictured is a young Siberian tiger in the water surrounded by green algae. Amateur photographer Soren Nielsen took the picture at the Copenhagen Zoo in Denmark. Photo: Soren Nielsen/Solent News/CFP

  • A Buddhist monk plays with a tiger at the Wat Pa Luang Ta Bua, known as Tiger Temple, in Kanchanaburi Province, Thailand, on February 12, 2015. Photo: Athit Perawongmetha/CFP

  • File photo: A tigress named Taiga in an enclosure at Shkotovo safari park in Primorye, Russia on December 25, 2012. Photo: Vitaliy Ankov/RIA Novosti/CFP

  • File photo: Two young tigresses fight at India's famous Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan on September 23, 2008. Photo: Jagdeep Rajput/Barcroft India/CFP

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