Global Tiger day 29th July

International Tiger Day, also known as Global Tiger Day, is an annual celebration to increase awareness for tiger conservation, held every year on 29th July. It was created in 2010 at the Saint Petersburg Tiger Summit. The goal of the day is to promote a global system for protecting the natural habitats of tigers and to raise public awareness and support for tiger conservation.

The Tiger chosen to front this years campaign is a beautiful Sumatran Tiger called Daseep, she is three years old, born in Berlin Zoo and now lives with her boyfriend Joao at Dudley Zoo in the UK. We are hoping they can produce some cubs as there are only around 140 Sumatran Tigers left in the wild.

I was lucky enough to meet and photograph Daseep last week and plan to photograph Joao and the pair together very soon, fingers crossed for cubs to :)


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August 26, 2014


I'm a big fan of Tigers and their preservation. Nice photos.

August 04, 2014


Gorgeous! Thank you for sharing. Great story and awesome photos. I hope that tiger cubs will follow!

July 30, 2014


awesome photos. Thanks for sharing.

July 30, 2014


I have no words, images are gorgeous!

July 29, 2014


Wow, Brett, those are some amazing photos! Thanks so much for posting and spreading the word about the plight of these incredible animals.

July 29, 2014


Stunning photos of a stunning animal! I had no idea there was a global tigers day thank you for the info.
Daseep has been added to my collection of endangered animals.

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