World Animal Day

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Oct 04, 2019 World Animal Day 2019 World
Oct 04, 2020 World Animal Day 2020 World

Information about World Animal Day

Protecting Hand: a chick on a palm.

Significance: World Animal Day is an international day of action celebrated annually on the Feast Day of St Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals. It started in 1931 at a convention of ecologists in Florence, Italy who wished to highlight the plight of endangered species.

Type:
Environmental Days
Observed by:
People who like animals
Location:
World
Initiator:
Convention of ecologists
Start year:
1931
Date origin:
October 4 is the Feast Day of St Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals.

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