Bhubaneswar, July 29: International Tiger Day was celebrated today at the Nandankanan zoo in a unique way due to pandemic situation.
An interactive on-line quiz programme on “Tiger conservation” was conducted through our Nandankanan web page and Nandankanan app. More than 900 on-line visitors participated in this quiz competition.
“Results will be declared on Thursday. Participants are highly enthusiastic towards issue of e-certificate for all. Finally, a video regarding our tiger management and its conservation strategy was posted on face book page and twitter account to raise awareness amongst the people,” said an official.
The International Tiger Day is celebrated annually on July 29 to spread awareness about the need to protect tigers which are an endangered species.
Nandankanan zoo which shot in to headlines in 1980 when white tigers were born to normal colour parents again hogged the limelight in July, 2014when two melanistic tigers were born in captive.