By The Colourboard Desk
There are over 91,000 species of animals and 45,000 species of plants and has been home to a species of big cats ie "Tiger".
July 29, is celebrated as International Tiger day, making us aware of the dropping numbers in tiger and how they are on the limits of extinction and we should save them, today we all know the animal with orange/yellow and black stripes all over it's body but to make sure that our future generations should also be able to witness what tigers are we have to save them, tigers are in high danger because of huge number of poaching in illegal ways and there is a huge demand for tiger head, bones, teeth, skin, etc.
This year marks the tenth International Tiger Day. The main aim behind this 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.
Since the beginning of the 20th century, around 95% of the tiger population have been lost and around 3,900 tigers remain in the wild across the globe, according to World Wildlife Fund (WWF).
India's national animal the tiger is facing the threat of going extinct around the world, with the country said to be hosting 70 per cent of the global tiger population.
Worldwide there are under 4000 tigers left in the wild and India's tiger population stands at 2967.