National World Lion Day 2017

Reason to celebrate: August 10, 2017 is National World Lion Day.

World Lion Day

Lion Day aims to boost understanding of the regal hunter, the best feline, the king from the jungle, the large fluffy cat from the Serengeti… Hmm, we ought to have remaining it at ‘king from the jungle’.Essentially, it’s about lions, but you’ve most likely got that in the title.This celebration from the animal kingdom’s most breathtaking and fearsome creature began by Large Cat Save, the world’s biggest accredited sanctuary devoted to large felines. August 15th is really a day for individuals to get together from around the globe to pay for tribute towards the mighty lion in as numerous ways as you possibly can. Though an exciting and fun occasion for those, its fundamentals are based in an exceedingly serious matter: lion numbers have significantly rejected to the stage in which the species must be put on the endangered list, much like its bigger cousin the tiger.The way you celebrate is entirely your decision. You can improve your social networking profile pictures to some lion during the day, draw a sketch and share it with buddies, discover that has the loudest roar, or perhaps get the colleagues to sponsor you to definitely put on a lion jumpsuit to operate, make a donation to Large Cat Rescue’s ongoing mission.At the minimum, please Such as the official Facebook page and follow @BigCatRescue on Twitter, since the more we get the word out, the higher the likelihood of these incredible creatures occupying our world forevermore.

Why World Lion Day is especially meaningful this year
Why World Lion Day is especially meaningful this year

The World Lion Day website states that the main goal of World Lion day is to "save the king of beasts to save ourselves" -- a message that is especially important to consider as we remember the life and tragic death of Cecil the Lion, one of Africa's ...

World Lion Day activists remember Cecil as they highlight big cats' plight
World Lion Day activists remember Cecil as they highlight big cats' plight

Days after the death of Cecil the lion incited international outrage, organizers of World Lion Day are hoping to raise even more awareness of the complex nature of the relationship between lions and humans. “Obviously, Cecil put the lions in the ...

World Lion Day
World Lion Day

Amarillo, TX - Lions all across the world were honored today and residents were invited out to the Amarillo Zoo to learn about what they can do to help the species. The Zoo hosted special activities, crafts and education exhibits so the community can ...

Elsa the Lioness: The Spirit of Born Free on World Lion Day
Elsa the Lioness: The Spirit of Born Free on World Lion Day

There is a moving moment in the film Born Free, when Elsa the lioness walks across an African savannah towards the couple who hand-reared her. She had spent a week trying to fend for herself in northern Kenya. As she approaches them, they see that ...

Hermès pledges love to big cats in Robert Dallet exhibit
Hermès pledges love to big cats in Robert Dallet exhibit

10, also World Lion Day, to help raise the awareness needed for the conservation of the world's lions. The Montepuez Ruby Mining company, owned by Gemfields and its local business partner Mwiriti, has pledged its support to the Niassa Lion Project to ...

15 Intimate Portraits of Lions
15 Intimate Portraits of Lions

Monday is World Lion Day. To celebrate, we've compiled some of our favorite photos of lions. National Geographic's Big Cats Initiative is a comprehensive program that supports on-the-ground conservation to help ensure big cats in the wild don't ...

Busch Gardens to celebrate World Lion Day Saturday
Busch Gardens to celebrate World Lion Day Saturday

Busch Gardens Tampa will celebrate with special keeper talks, animal enrichment and lion-inspired festivities. Guests will have the opportunity to learn how they can help with lion conservation with World Lion Day activities and learn about the two ...

World Lion Day (Photos)
World Lion Day (Photos)

World Lion Day (Photos). 10th August 2015 / Mongabay.com. Today we honor perhaps the most widely recognized predator of our world. While the lion is synonymous with wild Africa, few people realize that the famous feline is being pushed closer to the ...

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