World Lion Day: 10 August
- World Lion Day is observed globally on August 10 every year with the following objective:
- raise awareness of lion and the issues that the species faces in the wild.
- find ways to protect the big cat’s natural environment
- educate people who live near wild cats on the dangers and how to protect themselves
- The World Lion Day was launched in 2013.
- The big cat is listed as an endangered species in the IUCN Red List.