Current Affairs World Animal Day October 4, 2016
World Animal Day Celebrated to Raise Status of Animals in Society
World Animal Day October 04
- World Animal Day today (04.10.2016). The Day is celebrated to raise the status of animals in the society.
- It is done by encouraging individuals, animal welfare organisations, community groups, youth and children's clubs and businesses to organise events in celebration of this Day.
History of World Animal Day
- World Animal Day was first mentioned in the year 1931. It was started off as a way to highlight the plight of endangered species.
- This event has evolved into a day to honor all the animals of the world through raising awareness in whichever way possible.