International Tiger Day, which takes place annually on July 29th, is a day that was founded in 2010 with the goal to double the number of wild tigers by 2022 . As of 2010, there were 3,200 wild tigers, but the number has not doubled, as there are 3,500 as of 2023. There are two distinct species with several subspecies [2, 3]. They are as follows:
Every 16th of July, year after year, World Snake Day is held to celebrate the diverse and oft-maligned group of animals known as snakes. With over three thousand species across the globe, snakes can be found on every continent except Antarctica. This group of animals, categorized in the suborder Serpentes, first emerged at least in the Late Cretaceous, although some scientists propose that snakes first appeared much earlier in the Jurassic. Their closest relatives are lizards, with both groups together known as squamates.
Contemporary snakes range in size from the 32-foot-long Reticulated python to the 4-inch Barbados threadsnake although the prehistoric Titanoboa is estimated to have reached 42 feet in length.