Global International Tiger Day July 29
At the turn of 1900, there were estimated 100,000 tigers worldwide. Today, they are only about 5000 tigers in the world. Almost 95 % of them had perished in the last 100 years. The future for tiger will look bleak if no conservation effort is made.
The Global International Tiger Day on July 29
is to bring the awareness for wild tigers all around the world.
In 2007, we visited Bandhavgarh and Kanha National Park in Central India. The Royal Bengal Tiger is the essence of Indian wildlife and the ultimate big cat that once roamed in large numbers all over Asia. Tiger is a symbol of power and beauty. If you are lucky, you may catch a glimpse of it before it disappears into the jungle. Tiger in the wild is completely different from those in the zoo.
You can read up more about our trip to photograph tigers on Asian Geographic Magazine Issue 10/2007 or click to this link about the two parks we visited. I urge you to see tiger in the wild at least once in your life time. It was one of the most beautiful experience we had ever encountered. Remember to protect tigers through the