Animals Observances

There is a Day for That! provides you with a list of observances and national days related to Animals.

National Catfish Day

National Catfish Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Catfish Day

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National I Love Horses Day

National I Love Horses Day 🐎

Celebrate National I Love Horses Day with these equine facts!

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World Snake Day

World Snake Day 🐍

Let the scales fall from your eyes with these fang-tastic snake joke and facts.

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International Tiger Day

International Tiger Day 🐯

Wild tiger numbers have dropped by more than 95% since the beginning of the 20th century.

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World Lion Day

World Lion Day 🦁

The main goal of the holiday is to spread information about the problems faced by this big cat and to propose ways to solve them.

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World Elephant Day

World Elephant Day 🐘

Find out the dates, history and traditions of World Elephant Day.

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World Lizard Day

World Lizard Day 🦎

Today is World Lizard Day, so let's look at these fascinating reptiles and how to celebrate the day.

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World Day of Homeless Animals

World Day of Homeless Animals

International Homeless Animals’ Day is a reason to draw public attention to homeless animals and promote spay/neuter and adoption.

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National Honey Bee Day

National Honey Bee Day

There is always a lot of buzz about this awareness day.

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International Orangutan Day

International Orangutan Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of International Orangutan Day

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International Whale Shark Day

International Whale Shark Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of International Whale Shark Day.

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National Wildlife Day

National Wildlife Day

A day dedicated to wildlife, observed on the anniversary of Steve Irwin's death in 2006.

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International Red Panda Day

International Red Panda Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of International Red Panda Day

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Elephant Appreciation Day

Elephant Appreciation Day 🐘

You might forget the date of this holiday, but we know an animal that won't...

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National Shamu the Whale Day

National Shamu the Whale Day

A day to raise awareness of Orcas, Killer Whales, of which the most famous was Shamu.

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International Raccoon Appreciation Day

International Raccoon Appreciation Day 🦝

They aren't good pets, but also, they aren't total pests. Let's take a day to celebrate these adorable rascals.

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World Animal Day

World Animal Day

The mission of World Animal day is to raise the status of animals in order to improve welfare standards around the globe.

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World Octopus Day

World Octopus Day 🐙

Find out the dates, history and traditions of World Octopus Day

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World Migratory Bird Day

World Migratory Bird Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of World Migratory Bird Day

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Hagfish Day

Hagfish Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Hagfish Day

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World Okapi Day

World Okapi Day

Learn about the fascinating Okapi, its conservation challenges and how you can contribute to safeguarding this unique species' future.

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World Kangaroo Day

World Kangaroo Day 🦘

Celebrate the unique beauty of Australia's wildlife on World Kangaroo Day and join the movement to protect these iconic marsupials.

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National Mule Day

National Mule Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Mule Day

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National Black Cat Day

National Black Cat Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Black Cat Day

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RSPB Feed the Birds Day

RSPB Feed the Birds Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of RSPB Feed the Birds Day.

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National Bison Day

National Bison Day

National Bison Day is an annual celebration of the significance of the American bison.

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National Jellyfish Day

National Jellyfish Day

Discover the beauty and ecological importance of these fascinating creatures, while learning about their key roles in our oceans' health.

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National Day Of The Horse

National Day Of The Horse 🐎

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Day Of The Horse.

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Monkey Day

Monkey Day 🐒

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Monkey Day

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National Bird Day

National Bird Day 🐦

An annual awareness campaign by the Avian Welfare Coalition to highlight the capture of wild birds for profit.

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National Save The Eagles Day

National Save The Eagles Day

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Squirrel Appreciation Day

Squirrel Appreciation Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Squirrel Appreciation Day

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National Serpent Day

National Serpent Day

An ancient Celtic tradition gives us a chance to look at these amazing creatures.

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Feed the Birds Day

Feed the Birds Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Feed the Birds Day.

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World Pangolin Day

World Pangolin Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of World Pangolin Day.

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National Polar Bear Day

National Polar Bear Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Polar Bear Day

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National Horse Protection Day

National Horse Protection Day 🐎

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Horse Protection Day

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National Pig Day

National Pig Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Pig Day

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World Wildlife Day

World Wildlife Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of World Wildlife Day

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Key Deer Awareness Day

Key Deer Awareness Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Key Deer Awareness Day.

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National Elephant Day

National Elephant Day 🐘

In 1998, Thailand declared March 13 as a day dedicated to the conservation of its elephants.

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National Learn About Butterflies Day

National Learn About Butterflies Day

Celebrate National Learn About Butterflies Day with these interesting facts about butterflies.

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