World Wildlife Day: Celebrate With These Stunning Pictures

World Wildlife Day: Celebrate With These Stunning Pictures

Snow leopards at Hemis National Park.

World Wildlife Day is an opportunity to celebrate the varied forms on flora and fauna in our beautiful world. Celebrated on March 3 every year, it reminds us of the need to fight for endangered species and against wildlife crime. This year, the theme of World Wildlife Day is 'Listen to the young voices.' It aims to empower and engage the youth in conservation issues. You can show your support and read more about it here. Netizens are showing their support for the cause by tweeting pictures of animals with the hashtag #WorldWildlifeDay.

We bring to you the most stunning pictures that celebrate the wonderful wildlife of our planet. Have a look:

1. Finalists of the World Wildlife Day photography competition
2. Snow leopards at the Hemis National Park
3. A stunning picture compilation
4. Quokka: the happiest animal on earth
5. The nearly-extinct takahe
6. The brush-tailed phascogale
7. Wire-tailed swallows
8. Cooper's hawk at Hermann Park

"Juvenile Cooper's Hawk" - Spotted today in Hermann Park. A really beautiful raptor.

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9. Bindi Irwin feeds a lemur
10. A baby elephant
11. Patagonian sea lions

12. Stunning
13. The critically endangered kakapo
 14. Gorgeous tigers to end the list
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