#SaveOurTigersAircel trends on Twitter as India celebrates World Tiger Day on Tuesday. India has an exceptionally important sentiment attached to Tigers, after all we take pride in calling it our National animal. Aircel a popular mobile initiate has started a Save our Tigers campaign and it has gone viral over Twitter.
According to the United Nations the number of Tigers remaining all over the world is a dismal number of around 3000. Out of which only 1706 remain in India.
About the campaign:
NDTV-Aircel Save Our Tigers campaign is a social campaign to create awareness about the alarming state of the tiger in the Country at the moment, encourage tiger conservation and save tigers from extinction. The campaign is supported by India’s Superstar Amitabh Bachchan, Sanctuary Asia, India’s premier wildlife magazine and the Wildlife Conservation Trust, an organisation deeply involved in conserving tiger habitats across the country: NDTV
As interesting as it might be, the Twitter users instead of moaning the numbers of tigers left, have been tweeting amusing facts about the magnificent creature:
Tigers’ saliva has antiseptic properties! Hence they lick their wounds #SaveOurTigersAircel
— asliMridul (@mridulkhurana) July 29, 2014
— Annu (@csannukr) July 29, 2014
— Divya G (@divyaszaika) July 29, 2014
— Pratiik Rege (@PratiikRege) July 29, 2014
Tigers can spot at night way better! They actually have vision that’s 6 times better than humans! #SaveOurTigersAircel
— Richa Shailendra (@lovelyricha1) July 29, 2014
Tigers, never eat first when they are in a group. They allow the female, cubs to have a go before going after the food. #SaveOurTigersAircel
— Sahil (@Sahil_Genius1) July 29, 2014
Tigers are the largest in the cat family, growing upto 3.3 meters. Imagine one standing on two legs. WOW! #SaveOurTigersAircel
— Priyanka RP (@priyankap26) July 29, 2014