World Tiger Day 2021: Theme, History, Tiger Day Celebrated on 29 July

World Tiger Day 2021: Theme, History, Tiger Day Celebrated on 29 July

Every year 29th July is celebrated as International Tiger Day across the world.
World Tiger Day 2021

This time also on 2021, this day will be celebrated on Thursday, the purpose of this special day is to create awareness among people about the conservation of tigers. In India too, there has been a lot of talk about this for more than a decade and its benefits have also been seen. India currently has 70 percent of the world's total tiger population.

World Tiger Day 2021 Theme

This time the theme of the day is "Tigers and Their Habitat". World (International) Tiger Day 2021 theme is this all over the world. It means a place of tiger where they get complete safety.

History of International Tiger Day 2021: 

How did the day begin to be celebrated at a summit held in St. Petersburg, Russia in 2010 to further encourage the work of conservation of tigers, to make people aware of their ever-decreasing numbers. It was announced to celebrate Tiger Day. The governments of many countries present in this conference had set a target of doubling the population of tigers by 2022.

In India, however, the project to save tigers was started much earlier in 1973. Under this many tiger reserves were created. According to a report, the number of tiger reserves was 9 in 1973-74 but now its number has increased to 50. Some species of tigers have become extinct.

International Tiger Day

PM Narendra Modi released a pan-India tiger estimate report in 2018. According to this report, the tiger population in the country increased from 1,400 in 2014 to 2,977 in 2019. According to a figure of the World Wildlife Fund last year, there are only 3900 tigers left in the whole world, whereas in 1915 this number was more than one lakh. After the beginning of the 20th century, the number of tigers started declining rapidly.

The currently surviving species of tigers are Siberian Tiger, Bengal Tiger, Indo-Chinese Tiger, Malayan Tiger, Sumatran Tiger. At the same time, Bali Tiger, Caspian Tiger, Javan Tiger have become extinct. However, in the midst of all this, the number of tigers in India has increased continuously.

World Tiger Day 2021 Facts

Do you know that the color of the eyes of tigers is yellow. But the color of the eyes of white tigers is blue.

Do you know that the largest animal of the cat species on earth is the tiger.

A tiger can eat about 1/5 of its body weight in one meal – about 88 lb (40 kg). An adult tiger can eat 8000 pounds of meat in a year.

The hind legs of a tiger are longer than its front legs. This makes it comfortable to run, jump and pounce. Because of this, the tiger can leap long distances.

Tiger's feet are padded. This makes it easier to reach the prey by ambushing it.

The tiger comes in third place among the largest carnivorous animals. The largest carnivorous animals are the polar bear and the second brown bear.

A tiger living in the forest can live up to 10 years and a tiger living in a zoo can live up to twice that.

The weight of the tiger can be up to 363 kg and the length can be up to 13 feet.

The weight of a tiger's brain is 300 grams. Polar Bear has the largest brain among carnivorous animals. After this the biggest brain is of the tiger.

Tiger's legs are very strong. So much so that even after death it can stand on its feet for some time.

There are white round spots behind the ears of the tiger, these are called 'ocelli'. Scientists believe that these spots help the tiger cubs to follow their mother in the dense forests.

Tiger is a nocturnal animal. Its ability to see at night or in the dark is 6 times that of humans.

The tiger has the ability to produce sounds up to 18 hertz. Its loud roar is heard up to a distance of 3 km.

The tiger usually does not roar at other animals. It roars to communicate with its fellow tigers somewhere far away.

There are more than 100 stripes on the body of a tiger.

The stripes found on the tiger's body are on its fur as well as on its skin.

The specialty of tiger stripes is that it is unique like the fingerprint of humans.

Do you know that the stripes on the forehead of a tiger look like a Chinese letter, which means King

The body of the Siberian tiger has fewer stripes than the Bengal tiger and these stripes are brown in color rather than black.

The South China Tiger has the fewest stripes on its body. The Sumatran Tiger has the most stripes on its body.

The Siberian Tiger has 20,000 hairs per square inch (3000 hairs per square centimeter) on its body.

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Do you know that the running speed of a tiger can be up to 65 km per hour.

The Latin name of the tiger is "Panthera Tigris". Panthera is a Greek word, which means - hunter. Tigris is an ancient Zoroastrian word, which means fast or arrow-like.

The tiger is considered a symbol of strength and belligerence all over the world.

Bengal Tiger is the national animal of India. The tiger was declared a national animal by the Wildlife Authority of India in 1972. Before that the national animal of India was the Lion.

Apart from India, tiger is also the national animal of Bangladesh, Malaysia and South Korea.

Tiger hunting is banned in India. Also, the sale of any part of its body is prohibited.

Do you know that 'World Tiger Day' is celebrated every year on 29 July to raise awareness about the conservation of tigers.

The Siberian Tiger is the largest tiger.

Sumantran Tiger is the smallest tiger. Male Sumantran Tiger weighs 265 lb 120 kg, which is equal to the weight of a female lion.

Tiger is a carnivorous animal. It only eats meat. Its favorite food is wild buffalo, boar and deer.

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Unlike cats, tigers are good swimmers. It can swim up to 6 kilometers without stopping in the water.
To protect tigers, 'Project Tiger' has been started in India since 1973. Since then there has been an increase in the number of tigers.

Do you know that a group of tigers is called "streak" or "ambush".

You all must have seen it, but do you know that the tail of a tiger is 1/3 of the length of its body. It helps him to maintain balance while running.

Full adult tigers can jump up to 9 yards (8 m) long and jump 5 yards (5 m) high.

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The claws in the tiger can grow up to 4.7 inches (12 cm) in length.

The upper teeth of the tiger are 10 cm in length, which are equal to the fingers of humans.

The jaws and teeth of a tiger are so strong that it can break the throat of its prey in one stroke.

Humans can stay hungry for 20-30 days. But a tiger can survive for 2-3 weeks without eating. If starved for more than this, it dies.