7 Facts To Know On World Wildlife Day

Check out these illuminating wildlife facts, and see how you can help protect the amazing animals all around us.


 

1. A tiger’s roar can be heard up to 2 miles away.


Wildlife Facts Source: National Geographic

2. When separated elephants are reunited, they trumpet their trunks in delight.


Source: PBS

3. Wolves can go more than a week without eating.


Source: National Geographic

4. Nearly 30% of all identified species are under the threat of extinction.

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Wildlife Facts Source: IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

5. The global population of wildlife went down more than 50 percent between 1970 and 2010.

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Source: World Wildlife Fund

6. Habitat destruction is the number one cause of the decline in global wildlife diversity.


Source: The Guardian

7. You can support wildlife conservation efforts by donating to verified GlobalGiving partners.

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