3 March is World Wildlife Day! It is a day to celebrate and raise awareness about wild animals and plants.

Artwork: Alice Kerby

What you can do to celebrate:

  • Learn about a new animal or plant.
  • Tell others what you learn. This is how you raise awareness!
  • Go outside and enjoy nature! Ask a parent, brother, sister, or friend to join you. What plants and animals can you spot from your balcony, in your backyard, or at your local park?

Coloring pages!

For the adults:

World Wildlife Day is held each year on 3 March to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild animals and plants. World Wildlife Day and associated events are organized by the Cites Secretariat. Visit the official website for more information about the history of World Wildlife Day and for posters, events, and more.

In 2022, the theme of the day is recovering key species for ecosystem restoration. You can learn more about what this means and find outreach materials on the World Wildlife Day website.

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